Adelbert Lorenzo "A.L." Spitzer
A.L. and C.M. were cousins. A.L. was first to arrive in Toledo. He engaged in a successful municipal bond business, C.M. joined him in the business and made Toledo a major municipal bond financial center.
Together the Spitzer cousins built consecutively Toledo's two tallest buildings at the time—the Spitzer Building (1896-1904), Toledo's first fire proof, steel-frame office building. Followed by the Nicholas Building (1906, named for their grandfather).
A.L. was a founder and director of The Toledo Club and was first president of The Toledo Country Club.