W. Lyman Case is a member of the real estate firm of Ross & Case, with offices at 12 North Third Street,
Mr. Case was born, reared and educated and had his early business training in St. Louis, Mo., and after some years
was the senior partner in the real estate firm of the Case-Heath Realty Company. His home has been in Columbus
His early operations in the real estate field brought him in association with Calvin B. Ross, which resulted in
the present firm of Ross & Case. Both are young men and have a remarkable individual record of successful transactions
in and the management of central business property. Such property represents the full scope of their exclusive
business. Ross & Case have been the intermediaries in promoting the financial organization, the administrative
detail, and the management in the construction of a number of modern office and business buildings in Columbus.
Their work constitutes city building and modern methods of property improvement. Their advice and counsel in all
matters pertaining to central business property, as to present and future valuation, commercial possibilities,
etc., are considered invaluable Among the buildings, the sale or building of which they have brought about and
of which they are managers are the Rowlands Building, the Yuster Building, the High-Long Building, the Peters Building,
the Physicians and Surgeons Building, the structure at 74 North Third Street and a number of others.
Mr. Case is a director of the City National Bank and the Peoples Building and Loan Company. In Columbus only thirteen
years, Mr. Case has from the first manifested a keen judgment in matters affecting the local welfare and progress
of the city. He has put his energy and public spirit behind a number of movements in civic affairs. He is also
prominent in the Community Fund.
Mr. Case is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Columbus Real Estate Board, the Athletic Club, Columbus Country
Club, the Columbus Club, and the Automobile Club. His fraternal affiliations are those of the Free and Accepted
Masons, Chapter Royal Arch Masons, Commandery Knights Templar, Scioto Consistory, A. A. S. R. 32nd degree, and
Aladdin Temple A. A. O. A. M. S.
Mr. Case married Miss Margaret Brown, and they have three sons: William Lyman Case, Jr., Robert Brown Case, and
Ward Calvin Case.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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