Biography of A. Gideon Spieker
Lucas County, OH Biographies

A. Gideon Spieker, one of the three sons who succeeded to the extensive contracting business of their father, Henry J. Spieker, mentioned elsewhere in this work, was born in Toledo, April 6, 1891, and pursued his education in the Lutheran parochial schools and in the ward and high schools. He also spent two years as a student in Cornell University at Ithaca, New York, as a member of the class of 1913. With his return to Toledo he became associated with his father in business and thoroughly acquainted himself with every phase of the trade. He is now the secretary and treasurer of the Henry J. Spieker Company, contractors and builders, doing a mammoth business and fully sustaining the reputation that has always been associated with the family name in connection with building operations in this city.

On the 1st of August, 1912, A. Gideon Spieker was united in marriage to Miss Angela McDonough of Toledo and they have become parents of one child, Suzanne Louise. Mr. Spieker is identified with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He is also prominently known in club circles of the city, belonging to the Kiwanis Club, the Toledo Club, the Transportation Club and the Maumee River Yacht Club, in the membership of which he is widely and favorably known, his social qualities having made for popularity among his many friends.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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