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13501 Lake Shore

Places Homes Past 13501 Lake Shore Boulevard Plat No. 631-10-008 13501 Lake Shore John D. and Laura Rockefeller acquired the property on August 7, 1874. Elmer Turner acquired the property on December 1, 1894. Edwin Tillotson acquired the property on October 16, 1897. Edward Palmer acquired the property on July 22, 1899. Charles and Cora…

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George Hodgson

People Residents George Hodgson – Executive 13501 Lake Shore Boulevard George H. Hodgson George Hodgson was the president and general manager of the Cleveland Worsted Mills Co. for fifty years and became chairman of the board in 1937. He was a member of the General George W. Goethals’ war service committee in Washington, which furnished…

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Secord Large

People Residents Dr. Secord Large – Medical Practice Pioneer 170 Eddy Road Dr. Secord Large had a national reputation specialty in ear, nose, and throat disease and as a medical practice pioneer. For many years, Dr. Large was on the staff of St. Vincent Charity Hospital and, for much of that time, was head of…

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The Andrews-Hayne Marriage

History Memorable Events The Notorious Marriage of Donald Andrews and Alma Vetsera Hayne Alma Vetsera Hayne and Rudolph Donald Shields Andrews was the eldest child of Matthew and Mable Andrews, owners of Gordon Hall in Bratenahl.  In April 1915, Donald was finishing his senior year at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  He was engaged…

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George Arnold

History Tragic Happenings Railroad Man Take Own Life 10303 Burton Avenue George Arnold, station master for the New York Central Railroad at the East 105th Street Station, shot and killed himself at his home, 10303 Burton Avenue, on June 1, 1931. Coroner A. J. Pearse was called by sergeant James Horkan and patrolman John Keane…

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Matthew and Mabel Andrews

People Residents Matthew and Mabel Shields Andrews – Businessman and Philanthropist Gordon Hall (East 88th Street) Matthew Andrews Matthew Andrews, chairman of the board of M. A. Hanna Company, and Mabel Shields Andrews, a recognized Cleveland philanthropist, lived in Bratenahl at Gordon Hall, Dan Hanna’s fashionable English manor. Matthew Andrews was born on March 29,…

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Country Club Comeback

History Memorable Events Bratenahl Prepares for its Golf Comeback The following is reprinted from The Cleveland Plain Dealer Sunday, April 26, 1925 COUNTRY CLUB BACK IN GOLF TEAM RACE Equipped With Strongest Club Since 1922 Bratenahl Players Have Designs on District Team Championship BY HARRY G. McDAVITT The esprit de corps as far as it…

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Bertha Bottenus

People Notable People Bertha Bottenus – Backyard Poultry Farmer Bertha Bottenus What a woman can accomplish by raising chickens in a suburban lot has been demonstrated by Bertha Bottenus. In early 1912, she and her husband decided to raise a few chickens for outdoor activity and employment. Bertha soon became thoroughly invested in her chickens…

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Daniel Rhodes Hanna

People Notable People Daniel Rhodes Hanna – Businessman and Newspaper Publisher Gordon Hall Daniel Rhodes Hanna Daniel Rhodes Hanna was an accomplished businessman and newspaper publisher, who sought to preserve the legacy of his famous father. Dan Hanna was born in Cleveland on December 26, 1866, the son of Marcus Alonzo Hanna and Charlotte Augusta…

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Gordon Hall

Places Historical Places Gordon Hall – Bratenahl’s Forgotten English Manor Gordon Hall On February 19, 1900, Daniel Rhodes Hanna married Daisy Gordon Maud.  The groom was the son of Ohio Senator Mark Hanna, the close friend and political ally of President William McKinley.  The bride was the granddaughter of William J. Gordon, who at his…

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