C. G. Bittner, manager of the Standard Oil Company at Salem, is among the reliable young business men of Columbiana
County. He was born at Wooster, Ohio, Jan. 28, 1898, and is the son of Ray and Jennie (Cassidy) Bittner. The former
is now deceased. His widow later married Mr. Grube of Salem.
C. G. Bittner received his education in the public schools of Wooster and attended Yocum's Business College in
that city. His first employment was in the wholesale grocery business and in 1917 he became connected with the
Standard Oil Company at Akron in a clerical position. He later became a member of the sales force and after spending
four years in Cleveland territory was made local manager. The Standard Oil Company at Salem covers the surrounding
territory of Damascus, Garfield, Ellsworth, Millville, New Albany and Guilford. It has a storage capacity of 180,000
gallons of gasoline and 20,000 gallons of kerosene.
On June 7, 1924, Mr. Bittner was united in marriage with Miss Edith Forbes, a daughter of Rev. James M. Forbes,
who resides on Prince Edward Island, N. S.
Mr. Bittner is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and belongs to the Masonic Lodge and the
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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