Biography of Harry Chappell
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Harry Chappell, who is successfully engaged in the real estate business at Salem, is among the prominent citizens of Columbiana County. He was born at Washingtonville, Ohio, May 25, 1886, and is the son of Henry and Eliza A. (Senior) Chappell.

Henry Chappell was born at Hammondsville, Ohio, Dec. 28, 1859. He followed mining until 1915, when he removed to Salem. He has since been connected with the Mullins Company of this city. Mr. Chappell and his wife were the parents of 14 children, 10 of whom are living, as follows: Hoobler Luella, lives at Salem; Harry, the subject of this sketch; Mrs. Harriet Abblett, lives at Leetonia, Ohio; Elizabeth McCartney, lives at Youngstown Ohio; Mary Reeves, lives at Salem; Lottie Burcaw, lives in Cleveland; Charles M., lives at Salem; Joseph M., lives at Salem; Hazel Segesman, lives at Salem; and Lela, lives at Youngstown, Ohio.

Harry Chappell attended the public schools and when a boy of 13 years began working in the coal mines of Washingtonville. Later, he removed to Cleveland, where he became interested in the insurance business and in 1913 he located in Salem. Mr. Chappell was connected with the Mullins Body Corporation of this city until 1920, and has since conducted a real estate business on Main Street.

On Aug. 19, 1910, Mr. Chappell married Miss Margaret Steffel, of Salem, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Blind) Steffel, residents of this city. They have a daughter, Ruth Margaret, born May 21, 1911, now a high school student.

Mr. Chappell is a dependable citizen and his family stands high in the community.

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

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