Biography of Colin S. Chisholm
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Colin Scott Chisholm is one of Salem's representative and successful business men. He was born in this city, April 24, 1888, and is the son of J. R. and Tryphena (Hisey) Chisholm.

J. R. Chisholm, deceased, was well and favorably known in Salem during his life, where he was engaged in the confectionery, baking and grocery business. He died June 11, 1924.

C. S. Chisholm spent his boyhood in Salem, attended Salem High School, and Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. He operated the first motion picture theatre in Salem, the Nickelodeum, and later owned the Highland and Family theatres. He served as dispatch clerk in the local post office for nine years and in 1919 he was appointed circulation man­ager of the Salem News. In the latter year he purchased the Salem News­paper Agency. Mr. Chisholm carries a complete line of out of town news­papers and periodicals, and also handles sporting goods. He has 35 paper routes under his management.

On Nov. 16, 1915, Mr. Chisholm was united in marriage with Miss Doris A. Warner, the daughter of Harry S. and Sadie (McDowell) War­ner, residents of Salem. They have no children.

Mr. Chisholm is a Republican, is secretary of the Isaac Walton League and The Columbiana County Fish & Game Protective Association, and a member of The Kiwanis Club. He and his wife are highly esteemed in the community and are reliable and substantial citizens of Salem.


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


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