Biography of John J. Stanley
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JOHN JOSEPH STANLEY, president of the Cleveland Street Railway Company and an influential member of the American Electric Railways Association, of which he was elected vice president in 1917, was born in Cleveland March 5, 1863, and here received the advantages of the public schools. As a young man be became associated with local street railway interests, and his alliance with this branch of public utility service has been continued during the intervening years. He has built many street railway systems, especially in the State of New York, and is a director of the Rochester Railway & Light Company, of Rochester, that state. In Cleveland he is a director of the Central National Bank, the Guardian Savings & Trust Company, and the Mutual Building & Investment Company. He has membership in the Chamber of Commerce, the Union Club, the Country Club and the Cleveland Athletic Club. In 1885 he wedded Miss Rose Francis, and they have three daughters.


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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