Gordon Small's Family & Genealogy

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Conrad Charles SCHMALZ
Nettie Christine URNESS
Mary A.
(Abt 1890-)
Benjamin Richard SCHMALZ
Eileen Marie DUNN
Richard Gordon SCHMALZ


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1. Donna TELLING

2. Betty

Richard Gordon SCHMALZ 1
  • Born: September 23, 1937
  • Marriage (1): Donna TELLING
  • Marriage (2): Betty
  • Died: October 17, 2005 at age 68 2

bullet   Another name for Richard was Richard Gordon SMALL.


bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Name Change: The Benjamin SCHMALZ family name was changed from SCHMALZ to SMALL, September 3, 1955.
  • Employment: Construction Business. Richard owned a construction business as well as a building supply business until he retired. After retiring his four sons took over the business.

    Richard and his sons founded Cleveland Construction in December of 1980. The first year of hard work generated modest sales for their Mentor, Ohio based company. In two short years, Cleveland Construction was incorporated and became Cleveland Construction, Inc. or CCI, as it is more commonly known. As the steady growth of CCI continued, Richard Small decided to expand beyond the Greater Cleveland Area. In 1986, their first branch office was established in Cincinnati, Ohio. In rapid succession, offices were added in Columbus, Ohio: Orlando, Florida: and Raleigh, North Carolina. Cleveland Construction, Inc. engaged in construction projects nationally and abroad. CCI grew to become a major force in the construction industry.


Richard married Donna TELLING.


Richard next married Betty.



  1. Email from Marilyn (Small) Sike.
  2. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Richard G. Small SSN: 269-32-4094 Last Residence: 44094 Willoughby, Lake, Ohio Born: 23 Sep 1937 Died: 17 Oct 2005 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (1952-1953 ).