CJ O’Donnell Sr. left New York and came to Cincinnati and began his career as an educator with Cincinnati Public Schools. He was twice married and had 5 children: Gertrude O’Donnell Sharkey (daughter-married a physician), R.J. O’Donnell (son-physician), William F. (son-dentist), Lewis Cornelius (son-dentist), and Cornelius J. (son-dentist).
Lewis Cornelius O’Donnell graduates from The Ohio College of Dental Surgery (2nd oldest dental college in the United States which was located in downtown Cincinnati from 1845-1926) and becomes a dentist in the US Army serving in the Philippine Islands during the Spanish American Conflict and then World War I. He returns in 1919 and settled in Greenville, OH. He practices dentistry until February 25, 1940 when he dies in a fire in his dental office.
William F. O’Donnell attends the Ohio College of Dental Surgery (2nd oldest dental college in the United States which was located in downtown Cincinnati from 1845-1926). In his junior year, he was the class president and also played on the baseball team. He eventually became a purchasing agent for French Bauer Inc., a Cinncinnati Dairy icon.
Seventh Street near Vine Street
Larry and Jan get married and go on to have 2 children, Adam and Rachel
Jan begins a full-time position at Procter and Gamble (P&G) as a research dentist at Winton Woods and Sharon Woods locations working on the development of chlorhexidine gluconate prescription mouthrinse and periodontal disease. She also worked part-time on the weekends at the practice.
Larry purchases practice from Dr. Shannon in Suite 921 of the Carew Tower in downtown Cincinnati. He works both offices where they become busy enough for Jan to join the practice. (Carew Tower location stayed open for about 5 years.)
Colleen starts working at Larry and Jan’s office and continues through high school and college