Joseph K. Secor

(1822-1892)

Toledo Pioneer
Secor House

The eldest of the three pioneer Secor brothers, he established a highly successful wholesale grocery firm, Secor, Berdan & Co., in partnership with John Berdan Jr. and later founded the First National Bank in Toledo.

His Second Empire Style home was a landmark at Summit and Bush streets. The family lived in the home from 1869-1903. It later served as a nurses home for Riverside Hospital. 

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