Biography of Everett H. Krueger
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

EVERETTE HENRY KRUEGER. Ten years after his admission to the bar Everette Henry Krueger finds himself in the enjoyment of a large and steadily growing general law practice, and at the same time with many business and civic interests to command his time and energies.

Mr. Krueger was born at Berlin Heights, in Erie County, Ohio, April 22, 1888, son of M. C. and Clara (Weichel) Krueger. He grew up in his native locality, where he attended grammar and high schools, and continued his higher education in the Ohio Northern University and graduated Bachelor of Laws from the Cleveland Law School in 1912. On being admitted to the Ohio bar the same year he took up practice at Cleveland, at first in association with the law firm of Reed & Eichelberger, then with Reed, Eichelberger and Nord, which was succeeded by Reed, Meals and Eichelberger, and finally with Townes, Krueger, Portman and Pelton. Since 1922 Mr. Krueger has been senior member of the firm Krueger and Pelton, composed of two of the leading younger lawyers of the city.

Mr. Krueger was one of the organizers of and is president of the Fidelity Mortgage Company. His law offices are in the Fidelity Company's Building. He is secretary of the East Ninth Euclid Company, owners of the Hick Building at the corner of Euclid Avenue and East Ninth Street. the busiest corner in Cleveland. Mr. Krueger is member of the Cleveland Bar Association and also belongs to the Ohio State and American Bar associations.

His chief public service was rendered as a member of the city council. He was elected to that body in 1915, reelected in 1917 and in 1919, but resigned in 1920. While in the council he was chairman of the judiciary committee. Mr. Krueger is a member of the Cleveland Athletic, the Cleveland Yacht, the Canterbury Golf, Western Reserve and Tippecanoe clubs. In Masonry he is affiliated with the Lake Erie Consistory of the Scottish Rite, Al Koran Temple of the Mystic Shrine, Al Sirat Grotto, and also belongs to the Pythian Star Lodge, Knights of Pythias.

November 10, 1915, Mr. Krueger married Miss Marian Cynthia Heath, daughter of Charles E. and Mabel (Root) Heath of Plymouth, Richland County, Ohio. They have one son, Robert Heath Krueger, and a daughter, Margot Anne.

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

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