Biography of Robert B. Finley
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Rollin B. Finley, a veteran of the World War, is among the most popular and successful young business men of Salem. He was born at New Castle, Pa., Sept. 28, 1895, and is the son of John and Bertha (Meyers) Finley.

John Finley, who lives retired in Salem, is well and favorably known. He was identified with the Victor Stove Company and The Deming Manufacturing Company. His wife is also a native of Salem.

After completing his schooling in the public and high schools of Salem, Rollin B. Finley attended Salem Business College. He was employed by the City Savings Bank of Alliance, Ohio, until his enlistment for service in the World War. He served with the 308th Sanitary Train, 83rd Division, and spent 16 months in France. After his return from the army, Mr. Finley served as assistant secretary and treasurer of the Salem Hardware Company for five years and since September, 1924, has been intersted in the music business in Salem. He handles a complete line of musical instruments and radios, and is local agent for the Starr piano and Edison and Columbia phonographs. The business, which is located on Broadway, is well patronized.

On Sept. 20, 1917, Mr. Finley was married to Miss Anne Cecelia Redington, the daughter of Patrick and Agnes Redington of. Salem.

Mr. Finley is a member of the Masonic Lodge and the American Legion.


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


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