Charles Herron... Ireland 1841...USA1942
Chnrles Herron. One of the strongest nominations made yesterday yesterday was that of Charley Herron for member member of tbe Board of Public Works, to succeed David Baker, the present President of the Board. Mr. Herron was a candidate before tbe City Convention for the same office last spring when Ferd Hpringmeler was nominated. nominated. Mr. Herron was born in Ireland In U41, and came to this country with his parents when but one year old. Locating at St. Louis, be remained there until 1381, serving, in the mean time, his three years as astove-molder. astove-molder. astove-molder. He went to Chicago, thence to Pittsburg, remaining remaining in the latter city about a year, and then removed to Cleveland. He came to Cincinnati ln tbe latter part of IS64, and went to work for Wm. ResorA Co. He left that place ln 1RS5, and accepted a position with Adams & Peck-over Peck-over Peck-over on Front and Central avenue. Here he remained but a short time, and went to work for W. C. Davis ft Co., whose factory was on tbe present site of tbe Little Miami DepoL During the molders' strike, In 1867, Mr. Herron left Cincinnati and went to Nashville, Tenn., remaining there four months. While ln Nashville be received an offer of tbe charge of a foundry In the penitentiary for three years at a salary of 88 per day, but declined It, saying saying tbat be wanted no penitentiary in his. Mr. Herron returned to Cincinnati and worked for Redway & Burton until 1873, when be took charge of a shop in Indianapolis. He remained there but one year, again returning to Cincinnati to work for Redway & Burton, until he took charge of the Eureka Foundry eight years ago. He bas been In tbo latter position eight years, and still holds It. Mr. Herron was also a candidate candidate for Board of Publlo Works six years ago, when Uncle Dan Wolf was nominated. He has a wife and two children, and resides ln the Twenty-third Twenty-third Twenty-third Ward, at No. 82 Wllslacb street. Mr. Herron has been a member of the Stove-Molders' Stove-Molders' Stove-Molders' Union since 1864, when he started out as a Journeyman, and has attended attended several conventions forth molders. He Is a popular, whole-souled whole-souled whole-souled gentleman, and will not only command, the entire strength of his own party, but will secure many Republican votes.