Horatio G. Cilley

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: November 1, 1841

Birth Place: South Deerfield, NH

Cilley, Horatio G., lumber merchant, P.O. Glenwood. Mr Cilley is a native of South Deerfield, New Hampshire, where he was born November 1, 1841. He received but a common school education, and passed his early youth in farming. In 1863 he moved to Cleveland, Ohio and engaged in the lumber business until 1871, when he became a resident of Glenwood and engaged in his former business of lumber merchant which he followed until 1879. Adding to this business that of farming and stock raising. Mr. Cilley has proven his energy and business capability. He is now the manager of the Glenwood opera house, a fine structure of its kind, and with the erection of which Mr. Cilley was closely identified. He was married in 1868 to Miss Julia A. Harrington of Cleveland, Ohio. By this marriage he has three children, one only, Horatio G., now living. He is a man of influence and worth, a lover of nature, a genial companion and thorough business man.

Page 673 “History of Mills Co.“ 1881, Des Moines State Historical Co