Edward Williams (businessman)

Edward Porter Williams

American businessman who co-founded the Sherwin-Williams Company with Henry Sherwin.

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Henry Sherwin

One of the founders of the Sherwin-Williams Company in 1866.

The company was named for both him and Edward Porter Williams.


American Cleveland, Ohio–based company in the paint and coating manufacturing industry.

A Sherwin-Williams Paints in Gillette, Wyoming

After the partnership dissolved in 1870, he formed Sherwin, Williams, & Co. with Edward Williams and A.T. Osborn.

Charles Tudor Williams

American businessman, author, composer, linguist, and educator.

Charles Tudor Williams

He was an older brother to Edward Porter Williams, (co-founder of the Sherwin-Williams Company), and uncle of pioneering American Neurosurgeon Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing.

Case Western Reserve University

Private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

John J.R. Macleod, 1923 Nobel Prize winner, with F. G. Banting, for co-discovering Insulin and Western Reserve University Professor of Physiology.
The main building of the Case School of Applied Science in 1916.
Haydn Hall on the Flora Stone Mather Quadrangle, built in 1901.
The controversial "Case" logo.
John D. Rockefeller Physics Building. Framed notes are displayed of Albert Einstein's May 1921 visit to campus meeting with Prof. Dayton C. Miller.
Kelvin Smith Library is the main library of Case Western Reserve.
The Peter B. Lewis Building houses the Weatherhead School of Management, designed by Frank Gehry.
DEXTER, Team Case's autonomous car, in DARPA Grand Challenge 2007.
The Burrell Schmidt telescope at the Warner and Swasey Observatory at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
The 1200-seat Maltz Performing Arts Center showcases Case Western Reserve's music department and 19 ensembles.
ARPANET network map from 1973 listing Case as an Interface Message Processor (IMP) node.
Adelbert Hall.
The Veale Athletic Center, which houses much of the Case Western Reserve University athletic and Physical Education departments.
The 1904 Case School of Applied Science football team.
Case Western's 2003 Nobel Prize winners – Paul C. Lauterbur and Peter Agre (1st and 2nd from right) with President George Walker Bush
Paul Buchheit, developer of Gmail
Herbert Henry Dow, founder of the Dow Chemical Company
Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray (J.D.’54)
Craig Newmark, tech billionaire, philanthropist, and founder of Craigslist (B.S. '75, M.S. '77)
Case alumni Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, film directors and producers best known for their work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Edward Williams, co-founder of Sherwin-Williams Paints

Founders of Fortune 500 companies include Herbert Henry Dow, founder of Dow Chemical, Art Parker, founder of Parker Hannifin, and Edward Williams, co-founder of Sherwin-Williams.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Cleveland)

Major Civil War monument in Cleveland, Ohio, honoring the more than 9,000 individuals from Cuyahoga County who served the Union throughout the war.

The Southeast corner of the monument seen from Euclid Avenue. The entrance to the tablet room is visible.
Civil War Soldiers on Public Square (1865)
Original plaque on display near the North and South entrances of the monument.
Levi T. Scofield c. 1894.
Stereoscopic image of Oliver Hazard Perry Statue likely between 1880 and 1890.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument c. 1900.
Public Square and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument as it appeared in 1985, prior to the 1988 redesign of the gardens.
The Southeast quadrant after the 1988 redesign and before the extensive 2015-2016 renovation of Public Square.
Redesign of Public Square showing the course set up for American Ninja Warrior which was filmed just outside the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in 2017.
Sailors from the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN-726) tour the monument with retired Navy submariner Timothy Leslie during Cleveland Navy Week in 2010.
Figure of liberty and the ornate capital on which she stands.
Photomechanical print c.1900 showing the original design of the landscaping, featuring the corps badges.
At Short Range, with Terminal Tower in the background
The Color Guard.
North side of the monument.
Caretaker and retired Navy submariner Timothy Leslie (right) discusses the Beginning of the War in Ohio Panel with Rear Adm. Julius S. Caesar, vice director of Joint Concept Development & Experimentation at U.S. Joint Forces Command (left), during Cleveland Navy Week in August, 2010.
Member of the U.S. Navy studies the names of Civil War veterans engraved on the marble tablets.

Edward P. Williams – Co-founder of Sherwin-Williams – Tablet 12

January 1914

The following events occurred in January 1914:

Iconic image of Villa in Ojinaga, a publicity still taken by Mutual Film Corporation photographer John Davidson Wheelan in January 1914
A map displaying Southern and Northern Nigeria, 1914
A Benoist XIV over Tampa Bay in Florida in 1914.
Prime Minister Brătianu
Karluk caught in ice, August 1913
Sakurajima erupting view from Kagoshima, Japan.
SMS Szent István in the Fažana Strait
Prime Minister Qemali
SS Monroe photographed 1903

Died: Willem Essuman Pietersen, Dutch Gold Coast politician and educator, president of the Gold Coast Aborigines' Rights Protection Society (b. 1844); Charles Tudor Williams, American business executive and educator, brother to Edward Porter Williams, (co-founder of Sherwin-Williams) (b. 1839)