Jesse B. Garber has been a resident of Salem since 1885, where he is identified with the Deming Company as general
superintendent. He was born at Canfield, Ohio, May 25, 1862, the son of John B. and Melissa (Collar) Garber.
John B. Garber, who resides at Bay City, Mich., was a stationary engineer during his active career and was employed
by the J. R. Hall Company for 20 years. His wife is deceased.
Jesse B. Garber spent his boyhood in Michigan and received his education in the schools of Essexville. Since 1885
he has been connected with the Deming Company and has held his present position as superintendent since 1900.
Mr. Garber was married July 2, 1891, to Miss Josephine Garwood of Salem, the daughter of Joseph and Eliza (Blacksmith)
Garwood, both deceased. Mr. Garwood died during the Civil War, while serving as a member of the 104th Ohio Volunteer
Infantry. Mr. and Mrs. Garber have two adopted children: Joseph C. Ford, who lives at Madison, Wis., and Jessie
Bell Ford, married W. H. VanSkiver, lives in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Garber is a member of the Christian Church and Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is an independent voter.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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