Biography of Harry B. Fleming
Columbiana County, OH

Harry B. Fleming is a progressive and enterprising merchant of East Liverpool and a well known and substantial citizen of Columbiana County. He was born in Philadelphia, Sept 30, 1885, and is the son of Isaac and Bella (Palmer) Fleming.

Isaac Fleming was a native of County Antrim, Ireland, as was his wife. He engaged in the general mercantile business and owned a chain of stores in Ireland with headquarters at Belfast. He disposed of his interests in 1883 and came to this country, locating in Philadelphia. He traveled as a road representative for the Denver Chemical Company of New York until his retirement in 1906. He was a Republican and held membership in the Baptist Church. Mr. Fleming died in 1918 and his wife died in 1888. They had the following children: William Palmer, died while serving in the U. S. army as a member of Company L, First Washington Volunteers, in the Phillipine Insurrection; Dorothy, deceased, was the wife of Martin Korstad, of Spokane, Wash.; Richard I., lives at Bakersfield, Cal., served during the Spanish-American War as a member of Company B, 35th U. S. Infantry; Andrew Jackson, mention of whom is made below; and Harry B., the subject of this sketch.

Andrew Jackson Fleming was born in Belfast, Ireland. He is a graduate of Harvard university and is a noted writer on foreign politics, having served during the World War as a correspondent. At the outbreak of the war he was stationed in Albania, the location of the assasination of the Crown Prince of Austria. He was also in Russia with the American Relief Administration during the great famine. Mr. Fleming lives in New York city. He married Miss Bertha Fish, also a writer. She served in France during the World War as a Y. W. C. A. worker.

Harry B. Fleming attended the public schools of Seattle, Wash., and engaged in business in that city until 1906, when he removed to East Liverpool and established his present business at 424 Market Street. He owns one of the fine candy and soda shops in the city and has a well established trade.

In November, 1920, Mr. Fleming was married to Miss Mary Kindsvatter of East Liverpool, the daughter of Carl and Elizabeth (Auchenshauser) Kindsvatter, natives of Germany. Mr. Kindsvatter is deceased and his wife lives in East Liverpool.

Mr. Fleming is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and belongs to the Elks, Kiwanis Club and East Liverpool Country Club. He is a Republican.

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

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