Biography of T. Stewart Brush
Columbiana County, OH

T. Stewart Brush is one of the representative and successful young business men of Columbiana County. He is secretary and general manager of the Review-Tribune, East Liverpool. He was born at Salem, Ohio, July 12, 1896, and is the son of Louis H. and Maud (Stewart) Brush.

Louis H. Brush is a native of Alliance, Ohio, and his wife was born at Youngstown. After completing his education in the public schools he was graduated from Mount Union College, after which he engaged in the newspaper business. In 1900 he organized the East Liverpool Publishing Company and bought out the "News Review" and later "The Crisis." In 1920 this newspaper consolidated with the Morning Tribune and is now known as the Review-Tribune. Mr. Brush is president of the East Liverpool Publishing Company, president of the Marion Star, Marion, Ohio, president of the Herald Star Printing Company, Steubenville, Ohio, president of the Salem News Company, Salem, Ohio, vice president of the Ohio Mutual Insurance Company, and a director in the First National Bank of Salem. He is a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Shrine. Mr. and Mrs. Brush reside at Salem. T. Stewart, the subject of this sketch, is their only child.

T. Stewart Brush was educated in the public and high schools of Salem, was graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., in 1915, and attended the University of Michigan. He then spent 16 months in construction work in the oil fields at Tulsa, Okla., and in November, 1917, enlisted for service in the World War in the United States Navy. He was stationed at Pelham Bay, N Y., and at the time of his discharge from the signal corps, held the rank of a first class petty officer. In December, 1918, Mr. Brush came to East Liverpool, to accept his present position as business manager of the Review-Tribune.

In June, 1920, Mr. Brush was married to Miss Katharine Ingham, a native of Baltimore, Md., and a daughter of Dr. Charles and Clare (Northrupp) Ingham. For a number of years Dr. Ingham was a professor at Yale University and is now principal of Dummer Academy, Newburyport, Mass., one of the oldest academies in the United States. Mrs. Brush is a graduate of Centinery College Institute of Hackettstown, N. J., and is a frequent contributor to magazines. Mr. and Mrs. Brush have a son, Thomas S., born at East Liverpool, Feb. 5, 1922.

Mr. Brush is a Republican, a member of the Episcopal Church and belongs to the Masonic and Elk Lodges, American Legion, Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, East Liverpool Country Club, and Zeta Psi fraternity.

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

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