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Thomas, John R. (1834-1898)

Submitted by Nancy Malone John R. Thomas was born in Abberdale, Wales on February 24, 1834.  He worked as a salesman for a firebrick company in Binya, Wales.   Margaret Morgan was born in Carmarthenshire, South Wales on May 12, 1834.  John and Margaret were married…

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Stevens, Harry (1855-1934)

Submitted by Gene Antonio, Niles Historical Society Born in England, migrated to the United States with his wife Mary Wragg Stevens in 1892.  Niles’ most famous and prosperous businessman, turned a hot sausage into a million-dollar fortune and gave the world the hot dog. …

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Kistler, Thomas Dallas (1920-1994)

Submitted by Andrew Olson Owner/Operator, The Red Bag and Kistler’s Interiors, Newton Falls OH Born and raised in Newton Falls, Tom Kistler graduated in the Newton Falls High School class of 1938. He came from a family with deep roots in town – harkening back…

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Badger, Joseph (1757-1847)

Submitted by Gary Moss Joseph Badger was one of the first and most prominent Congregational itinerant missionaries in the part of northeast Ohio first created and settled as the Connecticut Western Reserve. Born in 1757, Badger was a Revolutionary War veteran from Massachusetts who…

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Och, Mary Starkey (1908-2002)

Submitted by Linda Morton Cowin, Leavittsburg Heritage Assocation Learning center founder and community advocate Mary who was born November 15, 1908, was well-known as founder and operator of Mary F. Och Learning Center in Leavittsburg. Mary earned a master's degree in nursing from University of…

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Packard, William Doud

Submitted by Cindee Mines W.D. or Will as he was known to close friends and family, was the oldest of the Warren and Mary Packard children. He was born Nov. 3, 1961, 1 year after his parent’s marriage. He was extremely social, having many friends…

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Packard, J.W. (1863-1928)

Submitted by Cindee Mines JW Packard was born two years after his older brother, W.D. Packard, on November 5, 1863. Ward, as he was known, was not the social, outgoing person his brother was. J.W. was introverted, shy and reserved, but very studious, always interested…

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Packard, Alaska (1868-1934)

Submitted by Cindee Mines Alaska Packard, or Al as she was more commonly known, grew up in one of the largest homes in Warren, the oldest daughter of one of the wealthiest families. She was born March 1, 1868 to Warren and Mary Doud Packard.…

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Pendleton, Thorn (1907-1985)

Obituary, Tribune Chronicle.  Submitted By Rickard K. Fleischer. Thorn Pendleton, long time owner of Warren Tool Corp. died at 10:20 PM Thursday at TMH following an illness of several years. He was 77. Mr. Pendleton, of 275 North Rd. N.E. was retired as chairman of…

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Taylor, Halsey

Submitted by Richard K. Fleischer  In 1896, Halsey W. Taylor's father died from typhoid fever. This illness is principally spread through contaminated drinking water. This had a lasting effect on Halsey W. Taylor. This company was  established in 1913 and grew to 25 employees by…

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McBerty, Fred (1869-1942)

Submitted by Richard K. Fleischer Warren’s Inventor Fred McBerty was born at Warren, Oh. on September 26, 1869. He was the second son of Robert and Harriet McBerty  who had come to Warren from Lockport, NY. about 1859.Fred had attended the Warren public schools…

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Deming, Zell Hart (1869-1936)

Submitted by Mitzi Sabella Zell Hart Deming was born on September 18, 1869, in Trumbull County, Ohio.  Around 1890, she married Frank Hart and moved to Chicago. After Frank’s passing in 1893, she moved back to Warren with her infant daughter. She then began to…

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