Biography of Carlos Deemer
Columbiana County, OH

Carlos Deemer, of Lisbon, is a veteran of the World War and is recognized as one of the representative young business men of Columbiana County. He was born in Lisbon, Sept. 24, 1894, and is the son of Lee and Anise (Toot) Deemer.

Lee Deemer was born near Lisbon in 1855, the son of Philip Deemer, a native of Pennsylvania, who settled at Lisbon in 1825. Lee Deemer engaged in the grocery business for a number of years and since 1910 has been a traveling representative of the Lawrence Publishing Company. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church and a charter member of the Knights of Pythias at Lisbon. Mr. Deemer was married first to Miss Ida Bricker and they had three children: Mrs. C. E. Albright, lives at Lisbon; Lester, lives in Pittsburgh; and Mrs. W. W. Hostettler, lives in Cleveland. Mr. Deemer was married later to Miss Anise Toot of Carrollton, Ohio, who died in 1921. To them were born two children: Carlos, the subject of this sketch; and Mrs. L. S. Bye, who lives in Cleveland.

Carlos Deemer was educated in the public and high schools of Lisbon and was graduated from Hiram College. During the World War he served as a second lieutenant and was in service for 28 months. He was discharged Aug. 19, 1919. After the close of the war Mr. Deemer was connected with the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company at Akron, Ohio, and later with the Owen Tire & Rubber Company, Cleveland, as assistant sales manager. In 1922 he became identified with the American Vitrified Product Company, Akron, and he is now serving as superintendent at East Liverpool. This is the largest company of its kind in the world and its products are nationally known. The officers are: G. R. Hill, Akron, president; S. E. Theis, Akron, vice president; W. G. Murray, Akron, treasurer; and R. H. Russell, general superintendent.

On Nov. 1, 1924, Mr. Deemer was united in marriage with Miss Meryl Luce, of Affiance, Ohio, the daughter of A. R. and Ida Luce.

Mr. Deemer is a Democrat, a member of the Presbyterian Church and Masonic Lodge and Knights of Pythias. He also belongs to the American Legion.

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

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