Biography of Ivan A. & Walter P. Greenwood
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies





GREENWOOD AND GREENWOOD. The firm of Greenwood and Greenwood has for a number of years been closely identified with the handling of business property in Cleveland, primarily in the downtown section. The firm is composed of two brothers, Ivan A. Greenwood and Walter P. Greenwood.

Ivan A. Greenwood was born August 20, 1883, at Columbus, Ohio, and is a son of John H. and Christine Anderson Greenwood. and is of English and Scotch descent. His father, who was a mechanical engineer, died in 1901.

Mr. Greenwood was but a child when he was taken by his parents to Cleveland, where he obtained his early education in the public schools. After graduating from high school he entered Dartmouth College, from which he was graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts as a member of the class of 1907. At that time he took up civil engineering, and subsequently was road engineer for Cuyahoga County and engineer in charge of sewer construction for the City of Cleveland.

In 1912 he received his introduction to practical real estate matters when he joined the Greenlund Kennerdell Company of Cleveland. A few years later he became manager of the A. B. Smythe Company. On April 1, 1917, the present firm of Greenwood and Greenwood was organized. He is a member of the University Club, the Canterbury Golf Club and the Cleveland Real Estate Board.

Walter P. Greenwood was born in Columbus, Ohio, November 17, 1885. When he was one year old his parents moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he received a public school education. After graduating from high school he entered Dartmouth College, from which he was graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science as a member of the class of 1911.

Mr. Greenwood entered the real estate business a few months after he graduated from college. He has been associated with the Greenlund Kennerdeli Company, the A. B. Smythe Company and V. C. Taylor & Son. He is a member of the Cleveland Athletic Club, University Club, Canterbury Golf Club, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and the Cleveland Real Estate Board.


From:
A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
Publishers:
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924


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