clinton n. myers
Born in the centennial year of the United States in Backman's Valley, Maryland, Clinton Myers began his professional career as a clerk in a dry goods store in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Several years later he went into the insurance business and in 1899 met H. D. Sheppard and the two founded The Hanover Shoe, Inc. In 1927, Myers, H. D. Sheppard and his son Lawrence B. Sheppard founded Hanover Shoe Farms, the world's largest Standardbred nursery. Clinton Myers died in 1954.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals