Biography of Thomas H. Cartwright
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Thomas H. Cartwright is among the well known and reliable citizens of Salineville, where he is identified with the National China Company. He was born in East Liverpool, May 3, 1883, and is the son of Alfred and Ada (Pierce) Cartwright.

Alfred Cartwright was born in East Liverpool in 1861 and his wife is a native of Wales. Mr. Cartwright was one of the pioneer merchants of East Liverpool and was the second president of the Grocer's Association. Since 1910 he has lived in Canton, Ohio. He is a Republican and is affiliated with the Masonic order and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge. Mr. and Mrs. Cartwright are the parents of the following children: Thomas H., the subject of this sketch; Alfred A., an attorney, lives in Cleveland; Emily, married Oliver Earl, lives at East Liverpool; Leonard, lives in Canton, Ohio; and Ada, married Harold Lyons, lives in Canton, Ohio.

Thomas H. Cartwright spent his boyhood in East Liverpool, attended the public schools, and at an early age became interested in pottery. He is foreman of the clay department of the National China Company, Salineyule, and is thoroughly competent in his work.

In 1918 Mr. Cartwright was married to Miss Grace Philpott, who was born in Salineville, Jan. 6, 1896, the daughter of Edward and Leah (Finnegan) Philpott. Mr. Philpott is deceased and his wife lives at Wellsville. He was a Republican, a member of the Methodist Church, and the Masonic Lodge. There were three children in the Philpott family: Helen, married Harry Jarvis, lives at Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Cartwright; and Charles, deceased.

Mr. Cartwright is a Republican and belongs to the Elks Lodge and Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He has always been intensely interested in athletics and ranks among the ardent sport followers of this section.

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

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