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Francis Harrington Glidden
Birth: May 24, 1832
Newcastle
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1922
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Businessman. One of the founders of the Glidden Paint Company. Glidden worked as a sailor and dry goods merchant in New England before a friend offered him a job as a salesman for a varnish company. He learned the trade and started the first vanish works in the Cleveland, Ohio area in 1868. In 1875, the original Glidden Varnish Company was formed. It remained a family-owned business until it was sold in 1915. (bio by: Mamaquilts) 
 
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 Children:
  Frederick A Glidden (____ - 1926)*
  Francis K. Glidden (1855 - 1933)*
  Winifred Glidden (1859 - 1864)*
  Emilie Leighton Glidden (1860 - 1936)*
  William J Glidden (1866 - 1937)*
  Gertrude Glidden (1871 - 1937)*
  Joseph F Glidden (1871 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
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Francis Harrington Glidden
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