Biography of Homer L. Deemer
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Homer L. Deemer, assistant postmaster of Lisbon, is a member of a prominent pioneer family of Columbiana County. He was born in Lisbon, May 31, 1886, and is the son of William C. and Elizabeth (Windle) Deemer.

William C. Deemer, deceased, was a native of Columbiana County and a leading citizen of Lisbon. He was born in 1863 and died in 1922. For a number of years Mr. Deemer engaged in the grocery business in Lisbon and later entered the employ of the Erie Railroad, with which he remained for 16 years. He then established a co-operative delivery system in Lisbon, which he conducted for several years. He spent some time in Wisconsin but returned to this city before his death. Mr. Deemer was a member of the Presbyterian Chuch, the Knights of Pythias, and served as a member of the local school board. His wife, a native of Salem, now resides at Lisbon. To Mr. and Mrs. Deemer the following children were born: Eva, married George A. Graebing, lives at Lisbon; Homer L., the subject of this sketch; Paul C., lives at Bowling Green, KY.; and Frank J., lives at Lakewood, Ohio.

Homer L. Deemer received his education in the public schools of Lisbon and when a young man entered the employ of the local post office as a substitute clerk. Since 1907 he has held his present position as assistant postmaster.

On Sept. 19, 1909, Mr. Deemer was married to Miss Evelyn Crosser, of Lisbon, the daughter of E. M. and Lillian Crosser, a sketch of whom appears elsewhere in this history. Mr. and Mrs. Deemer have a daughter, Dorothy D. Deemer.

Mr. Deemer is a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge and Shrine and the Kiwanis Club. He is a Republican and is favorably known in the community.


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


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