Edward Young Ware (1869 – )


“Yale Ph.B. 1891.

Born in St. Louis, Mo., 1869; educated in the preparatory department of Washington Univ., Smith Academy, St. Louis, Mo., and the Hill School, Pottstown, Pa.; graduated Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, 1891; post-graduate course at Cornell, 1891-92; with various electric concerns, 1893-96: with Edison Electric Co. of Los Angeles since 1896.

EDWARD YOUNG WARE, Electrical Expert, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, January 12, 1869, son of William Eliot and Martha Ellen (Young) Ware. He is of direct descent in the male line from Robert Ware, a native of England, who came to Dedham, Massachusetts, in 1642. The family has a remarkable record of military service. The second Robert Ware was a settler of Wrentham, Massachusetts, and fought and defeated the Pequot Indians there; Elias Ware was a soldier in the Revolutionary War; Elias Ware, 2d, served in the War of 1812; and William E. Ware was an officer in the Civil War. Edward Y. Ware received his early education in the preparatory department of Washington University, Smith Academy in St. Louis, and the Hill School at Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale with the degree of Bachelor of Philosophy in 1891. After a post-graduate course at Cornell during 1891 and 1892, Mr. Ware entered the factory of the General Electric Company at Lynn, Massachusetts. He went to Denver in 1893, and remained in the employ of the Denver Consolidated Electric Company until 1896.  Since that date he has been associated with the Edison Electric Company of Los Angeles, California, and its predecessor, the West Side Lighting Company, and is now in charge of the company’s new substation in Los Angeles.   He is a member of the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.  He married July 14, 1897 Nellie Luticia McGuire .  They Have no children.”

Source:  Universities and Their Sons, Vol. 5, by General Joshua L. Chamberlain, LL D., R. Herndon Co., Boston, 1900, page 94


Edward Young Ware (1869 – ) — 2 Comments

  1. There is a stained glass window with his name in the dedication in the church at Union and Enright, St Louis. I believe at the time this was a Unitarian church.

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