John M. Anlgemyer, a well known business man of Leetonia, is a member of one of the county's oldest families.
He was born at Leetonia, Jan. 7, 1885, and is a son of Marcus and Lorena (Thompson) Anglemyer.
Marcus Anglemyer was the son of John Anglemyer, whose father, Jacob Anglemyer, settled in Leetonia at an early
day. He was prominent in the early history of the community and well liked. The original Anglemyer family were
Quakers. Marcus Anglemyer died in 1907, and Mrs. Anglemyer subsequently married Joseph M. Hunt.
John M. Anglemyer received his education in the public schools and when a young man entered the Crescent Machine
Company's shop as an apprentice. Alter two years at the latter place he entered the employ of the Pennsylvania
Railroad where he remained for two years. He then was connected with the New York Central Railroad for five years,
and with the Susquehanna Silk Mills at Jersey Shore, Pa., for four years. He was later interested in the automobile
business at Jersey Shore and Detroit, Mich., after which he spent almost ten years in the employe of the Hanna
Furnace Company at Leetonia. He has since been conducting his present garage business in Leetonia, which is among
the finest and most up to date repair shops in the county. He is also a dealer in automobile accessories, including
tires and tubes.
On Jan. 7, 1909, Mr. Anglemyer was united in marriage with Miss Jessie E. Sweely, the daughter of Elmer and Minnie
Sweely, of Jersey Shore, Pa. They have two sons: John Joseph, born Nov. 9, 1918; and Robert Sweely, born Aug. 13,
Mr. Anglemyer holds membership in St. Paul's English Lutheran Church and the Masonic Lodge. He has served for two
years as a member of the city council and is actively interested in the affairs of the community.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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