Fred Gibbons is among the pioneer automobile men of Salem, where he has engaged in business since 1909. He was
born near Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 23, 1882, the son of Frank and Laura (Hendricks) Gibbons, both
Fred Gibbons spent his boyhood on his father's farm and attended the public schools. At the age of 16 years he
entered the employ of the Deming Manufacturing Company, Salem, and was later connected with the Silver Manufacturing
Company. In 1909 he engaged in the automobile business and for the past three years has had the agency in Salem
for the Star and Durant cars. Mr. Gibbons has an extensive business and sells approximately 200 cars yearly. He
has an up to date garage and renders high grade service.
On Dec. 31, 1909, Mr. Gibbons was married to Miss Mary Ream, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Ream, both deceased.
They have a son, Chester, born April 9, 1911. Mr. Gibbons is identified with the Methodist Episcopal Church and
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is a Republican and is favorably known in the community.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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