Charles E. (Charles Elliott) Fitch.

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factor in the line of industry he has
elected to follow. He is a splendid ex-
ample of the virile and progressive young-
man who believes in doing well whatever
is worth doing at all, a man of keen dis-
cernment and sound judgment, broad-
minded, and a follower of the highest
business and social ethics. Though a
busy man, he is very approachable and
unassuming in his manner, being genial
and pleasing in his address, and because
of his genuine worth he is well liked by
all with whom he comes in contact.

Milo L. Cleveland was born in Port
Colborne, Province of Ontario, Canada,
January I, 1879, '^^'^ '^'^^^ ''■ child when his
parents first made their home in Brock-
port, New York, where he acquired his
earlier education in the public schools.
He was then in succession a student at
Bradstreet's Preparatory School, in
Rochester; the Cascadilla School, in
Ithaca : the Brockport Normal School,
from which he was graduated in 1900;
and finally matriculated at Cornell Uni-
versit}', where he took a course in civil
engineering, and was graduated from this



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The following memor
Silsbj' Hose Company :

many ;nais oi our as well as

those "~ showing such to be

the f.. tradistinction are

ind so niau)- in:;tauce3 where sons have
led laurels to honored names of fathers
that there can be naught but perversity
of spirit and obliquity of vision when it is
maintained that the above crcmise is in-
\ariably correct. An instai ' orded

in the career of Milo L. Cleveland, of
Brockport, New York, who is numbered
among the leaders of the younger busi-
ness men and civil engineers of the city
and State that were honored and dignified
by the life and services of the late Merritt
\ndrus Cleveland, to whom a memorial is
' ''licatc ! in thi? work. Milo L. Cleve-
:'n in an individual
■n hereditary pres-
Mniself a worthy
■jstry he has
..V. li., ;.< a splendid ex-
. ile and progressive young
in doing well whatever
ill, a man of keen dis-
'i-l judgment, broad-
er of the 1'

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