: This photograph of Deeds Carillon, located at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio, was taken in the 1960s. Mrs. Edward Deeds donated the carillon, a set of bells controlled by a keyboard, in memory of her husband. It was dedicated in 1942. The photograph measures 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Dayton industrialist Colonel Edward A. Deeds (1874-1960) held many important positions in Dayton's largest companies, including president of the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company (Delco), president of the National Cash Register Company and president of the Dayton Metals Products Company. He was also head of aircraft procurement during World War I, and was commissioned as a colonel in the Signal Corps Reserve. Deeds led the Dayton Flood Preservation Committee and was on the Miami Conservancy District's board of directors from 1915 until 1954. He donated the office building that the Miami Conservancy District occupied through the twenty-first century. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Business and Labor; Carillons; Bells; Parks Places
: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)