George Brian is a representative citizen and successful business man of East Liverpool. He was born at Trenton,
N. J., Sept. 5, 1875, and is the son of Richard and Hannah Brian.
Richard Brian, deceased, was a native of England, as was his wife. He was one of the organizers of the Enterprise
Pottery Company of Trenton, N. J., which later became known as the Trenton Potteries. To Mr. and Mrs. Brian eight
children were born as follows: Emily, deceased; James, lives at Trenton, N. J.; George, the subject of this sketch;
Mary, the widow of Walter H. Harris, lives at Trenton, N. J.; Millicent, married Walter Breece, lives at Trenton;
Charles, vice president of the Paper makers Importing Company, lives at Easton, Pa.; Lillie, lives at Morrisville,
Pa.; and Albert, deceased.
George Brian attended the public schools of Trenton, N. J., and is a graduate of Princeton University. At an early
age he became interested in the pottery industry and was thus engaged for 23 years. In 1912 he became associated
with the Papermakers Importing Company, with whom he has since been identified. He is their representative in East
Liverpool. Mr. Brian was married in 1898 to Miss Georgianna Schott. They have a son, Richard G., mention of whom
is made below.
Richard G. Brian was born at Trenton, N. J., June 2, 1900. He is a graduate of Trenton High School and the Carnegie
Institute of Technology. He lives in East Liverpool, where he is proprietor of the Men's Quality Shop. He married
Miss Ruth McBay, of East Liverpool.
George Brian is a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Masonic Lodge and Shrine, Rotary Club, and East Liverpool
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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