Biography of L. G. Aughinbaugh
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





L. G. Aughinbaugh, a representative business man and highly esteemed citizen of Wellsville, is a member of one of Columbiana County's early families. He was born at Urichsville, Ohio, Nov. 9, 1876, and is the son of James and Jessie (Hamilton) Aughinbaugh.

James Aughinbaugh, deceased, was a native of WellsviIle and the son of Henry and Hannah (Patton) Aughinbaugh. Henry Aughinbaugh was among the earliest settlers and pioneer business men of Wellsville. When a young man he engaged in the furniture and undertaking business. His factory building was located on the present site of the Home Savings & Loan Company at Wellsville. James, his son, removed to Urichsville, Ohio, when a young man, and later to Steubenville. He was an engineer on the Pennsylvania Railroad. He died Sept. 14, 1896, and is buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Wellsville. His wife resides in WellsviIIe. L. G., the subject of this sketch, was their only child.

After completing his schooling, L. G. Aughinbaugh learned telegraphy and spent two years in the employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad. For 19 years he was connected with the American Sheet & Tin Plate Company and in 1917 became identified with The Stevenson Company as assistant manager. He was appointed general manager of the company in March, 1925.

On Sept. 14, 1904, Mr. Aughinbaugh was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Irene Stevenson, who was born in Wellsville, Nov. 11, 1878, the daughter of Samuel and Mary A. (Ramsey) Stevenson, a sketch of whom appears in this volume.

Mr. and Mrs. Aughinbaugh have no children. Mr. Aughinbaugh is identified with the Republican Party in politics, holds membership in the United Presbyterian Church. He has always been a progressive citizen with high ideals of civic pride, and stands high in the community.


From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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