Biography of William G. Mather
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

WILLIAM G. MATHER, iron and steel manufacturer of Cleveland, is a native of that city, born September 22, 1857, son of Samuel Livingston and Elizabeth Lucy (Guinn) Mather.

Mr. Mather is a graduate of the class of 1877 from Trinity College, Connecticut, and the following year entered the office of the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company. In 1890 he became president of this organization. He has also served as chairman of the board of the Otis Steel Company, president of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railway Company, and a director and officer in many industrial, banking and other corp3rations.

Mr. Mather, who is unmarried, has served as a trustee of Trinity College, Connecticut, Kenyon College in Western Reserve University in Ohio, is a member of the American Institute of Mining & Metallurgical Engineers, the American Antiquarian Society, Western Reserve Historical Society and in 1916 was appointed a member of the Cleveland City Planning Commission. He is a republican, a member of the Union Club of Cleveland, and University Club of Cleveland.

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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