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Milton Otis Hower
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1858
Doylestown
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 25, 1916, USA

Died at the age of 58. Husband of Blanche Eugenie (Bruot) Hower.
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MILTON OTIS HOWER - second son of John H. and Susan (Youngker) Hower, was born in Doylestown, Wayne county, Ohio, Nov. 25, 1858; removed with parents to Akron in1866; educated in Doylestown and Akron public schools; one of the incorporators of The Hower Company, oatmeal manufacturers, corner Cherry and Canal streets, and secretary of same from its organization, until merged in The American Cereal Company, in June, 1891, of which company he is a stockholder; is also a stockholder in the Akron Reed and Rattan Company; member of Akron Board of Trade; director of Akron Light, Heat and Power Company, and active in the promotion of all private and public enterprises. Mr. Hower was married Nov. 16, 1880, to Miss Eugenia Bruot, daughter of James F. and Rosalie (Gressard) Bruot, of Akron. They have one child, Grace, born Sept. 23, 1881. Family residence, 204 South Forge street.

Source: Fifty Years and Over of Akron and Summit County, by Ex-Sheriff Samuel A. Lane - Akron, Ohio: Beacon Job Department - 1892 - Page 505
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FROM THE 1881 AKRON DIRECTORY:
Milton O. Hower, (Hower & Co.), home - 206 Fir.

FROM THE 1885 AKRON DIRECTORY:
M. Otis Hower, (Hower & Co.), home - 206 Fir.

FROM THE 1889 AKRON DIRECTORY:
M. Otis Hower, secretary - The Hower Co., office - nw corner - S. Canal & Cherry Sts., home - 206 Fir.

FROM THE 1890 AKRON DIRECTORY:
M. Otis Hower, secretary - The Hower Co., room - 204 S. Forge St.

FROM THE 1905 AKRON DIRECTORY:
M. Otis Hower, (Blanche E.), propr. - Akron Woodworking Co., pres. & gen. mgr. - The Akron-Selle Co., vice pres. - The Central Savings & Trust Co., home - 60 Fir.

FROM THE 1910 AKRON DIRECTORY:
Hower Building Co., pres. - M.O. Hower, vise pres. - J.P. Loomis, sec. - J.S. Benner, treas. - E.R. Held, office - 425 S. High St.

FROM THE 1912 AKRON DIRECTORY:
M. Otis Hower, (Blanche E.), pres. & gen. Mgr. - The Akron-Selle Co., vice pres. - Central Savings & Trust Co., pres. - Jahant Heating Co., & the Hower Building Co., home - 60 Fir.

ALSO FROM THE 1912 DIRECTORY:
Hower Building Co., M.O. Hower - pres., B.E. Hower - vice pres., E.R. Held - sec. & treas., 455 S. High St.

1915 DIRECTORY same as 1912.
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 Parents:
  John Henry Hower (1822 - 1916)
  Susan Youngker Hower (1821 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Blanche Eugenie Bruot Hower (1860 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Hower Crawford (1881 - 1973)*
 
 Sibling:
  Harvey Y. Hower (1855 - 1945)*
  Milton Otis Hower (1858 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. 12, edge of hill
 
Created by: Mr. Ed
Record added: Feb 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5205247
Milton Otis Hower
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Milton Otis Hower
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Milton Otis Hower
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- Cathy Hower Hiles
 Added: Jan. 13, 2013
 
 
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