Edward Porter Williams

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Edward Porter Williams

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Death: May 4, 1903 (59)
Place of Burial: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Williams and Laura Williams
Husband of Mary Louise Williams
Father of Sarah Grainger Garfield
Brother of Charles Tudor Williams; Laura Day; William George Williams; Lucy Crehore; Mary Cushing Harvey and 1 other
Half brother of Bessie Maria Cushing; Grant Fitch Williams and Lucy Williams

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About Edward Porter Williams

Edward Porter Williams (May 10, 1843 – May 4, 1903) was an American businessman who co-founded the Sherwin-Williams Company with Henry Sherwin. Williams was Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of the company at the time of his death.

Edward and his brother Charles joined the Army in 1864. They were assigned to Company B, 85th Ohio Volunteers and held a short term assignment at Camp Chase guarding Confederate prisoners. Though their enlistment had ended, they were then shipped down The Mississippi River to participate in the Battle of Vicksburg. Later he mustered out at Columbus, Ohio.

from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Williams_%28businessman%29

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Edward Porter Williams's Timeline

May 10, 1843
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
January 10, 1873
Age 29
May 4, 1903
Age 59
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States