Henry Parsons Crowell

A. N. Marquis Co.

Crowell, Henry Parsons, philanthropist, mfr.; b. Cleveland, O., Jan. 27, 1855; s. Henry L. and Anna (Parsons) C.; ed Greylock Inst., S. Williamstown, Mass.; m. Lillie Augusta Wick; 1 d., Mrs. Frederick G. Herrick; m. 2d, Susan Coleman, July 10, 1888; 1 son, Henry Coleman. Pres. Quaker Mill Co., Ravenna, O., 1881, until it was sold to Am. Cereal Co., of Akron, O., 1891; v.p. and gen. mgr. of latter company, 1891-98; pres. since 1898; pres. the Quaker Oats Co., chmn Bd., 1922-42, hom. chmn. since 1942; chmn bd. Perfection Stove Co., Cleveland. Pres. bd. trustees Moody Bible Inst., Chicago, 1902-45; owner Wyoming Hereford Ranch, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Presbyterian. Clubs: Union League, Chicago. Home: 770 Humboldt Av. Winnetka, Ill.; (winter) Green Court, Augusta, Ga. Died Oct. 28, 1944; buried Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland.


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