Biography of Clarence F. Creedman
North Central Ohio Biographies

Clarence F. Creedman. Numbered among the successful young professional men of Richland County is Clarence F. Creedman, who is engaged in the practice of law at Shelby. He was born at Cleveland, Ohio, May 8, 1900, the son of William H. and Anna (Miller) Creedman.

William H. Creedman is a native of Berlin, Germany. At the age of 12 years he came to the United States with his parents and settled in Cleveland, where he became a carpenter. He has become a leading building contractor in that city and has specialized in the building of apartment houses. Mr. Creedman is a Republican and has served as judge of the election board. He holds membership in the Lutheran Church and belongs to Woodward Lodge, F. & A. M., and Al Sirat Grotto, and M. O. V. P. E. R. Anna (Miller) Creedman is a native of Cleveland. To Mr. and Mrs. Creedman were born four sons: William H., M. D., a World War veteran, having served with the U. S. Medical Corps as a first lieutenant; Arthur, pharmacist, lives in Cleveland; Elmer, deceased; and Clarence F., the subject of this sketch.

After his graduation from Glennville High School, Cleveland, Clarence F. Creedman entered Western Reserve University. At the outbreak of the World War he left college and was sent to Camp Perry, Ohio, later being transferred to the Student Army Training Corps, at Baldwin-Wallace College. He was discharged in December, 1918, after which he entered OhioNorthern University. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts at Ohio State University in 1923, and the degree of LL. B. from the same university in 1926. Mr. Creedman practiced law in Cleveland until February, 1927, at which time he established his present practice in Shelby. He is also serving as justice of the peace.

In 1924, Mr. Creedman married Miss Lillian M. Carson, the daughter of B. A. and Martha Carson, natives of Ohio. The former is deceased and the latter lives at Washington C. H. Mr. and Mrs. Creedman have a son, Donald, born in 1925.

Mr. Creedman is a Republican, a member of the Evangelical Church, and belongs to American Legion, O'Brien Post, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Theta Chi fraternity. He is identified with the Richland County Bar Association.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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