Biography of Frank L. Custer
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Frank L. Custer, who is successfully engaged in general farming in Yellow Creek Township, is a native of Ohio. He was born at West Point, Ohio, Jan. 12, 1874, and is the son of Henry and Lucy (Hamilton) Custer.

Henry Custer, deceased, was a pioneer settler of West Point, Ohio. He was a building contractor and also served as road supervisor for a number of years. He was a Democrat and a member of the Presbyterian Church. To Mr. and Mrs. Custer the following children were born: Anna, deceased, was the wife of J. B. Orr, lives at Wellsville; Florence, married Arthur Burbick, both deceased; Kate, married Al Crawbaugh, lives at Wellsville; Eva, married John Cannon, lives at Lisbon, Ohio; Alice, married Frank Chamberlin, lives at Elkton, Ohio; Frank L., the subject of this sketch; Edward, lives at West Point, Ohio; and Roy, a farmer, West Point. Both Mr. and Mrs. Custer are buried in Madison Church Cemetery, West Point.

Frank L. Custer was reared and educated at West Point, and when a young man learned the stone and mason trade. In 1904 he engaged in the contracting business at Wellsville, but ten years later retired from that line of work and purchased his present farm in Yellow Creek Township. He owns 50 acres of well improved land.

Mr. Custer is identified with the Republican party in politics and is a member of the Presbyterian Church. He is also affiliated with the Masonic order. He is held in high regard throughout the entire community and is an excellent citizen.

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

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