Jack R. Kloverdale. As proprietor of the Kioverdale Realty & Building Company, 206 Walpark Building, Mr.
Kloverdale, a veteran of the World War, is recognized as one of the able young business men of Mansfield. He was
born at Wittenberg, Wis., Jan. 11, 1900, the son of Seivin and Clara (Olson) Kloverdale.
Selvin Kloverdale was a native of Ireland and his wife was born in Norway. He was an actor by profession and later
engaged in the hotel business. He died in 1923 and his wife died in 1901. Both are buried at Wittenberg, Wis. Mr.
Kloverdale was a Democrat, and belonged to the Masonic and Elk lodges. To Mr. and Mrs. Kioverdale were born four
children: Arthur, lives at Bakersfield, Calif.; Dr. Anna Thorpe, a physician, lives at Denver, Colo.; Celina, lives
at Battle Creek, Mich.; and Jack R., the subject of this sketch.
Jack R. Kloverdale spent his boyhood at Wittenberg, Wis., where he received his early education. He is a graduate
of Butte Academy, Butte, Mont. Mr. Kloverdale enlisted in 1916 as a member of the Second Infantry, Wisconsin National
Guard, and served in Texas during the Mexican trouble. During the World War he enlisted in 1918 and went to France
as a member of the Gas Division, 264th Detached Battalion. Upon his arrival, however, his company was attached
to the 91st Division, and he remained with that outfit until the close of the war. He was discharged from service
in 1919. Mr. Kloverdale then engaged in railroad work in Montana, but in 1922 came to Mansfield to enter the employ
of the Empire Steel Company. He established the Kloverdale Realty Service in 1928 but reorganized the business
in 1930, which was thereafter known as the Kioverdale Realty & Building Company.
Mr. Kloverdale is a member of the Lutheran Church. Politically, he is independent.
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
North Central Ohio Biographies
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