Biography of Carey E. Greenamyer
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Carey E. Greenamyer is a leading business man of Leetonia, where he has served as secretary of the Peoples Savings & Loan Company since 1896. He was born in Mahoning County, Ohio, Feb. 5, 1872, and is the son of Joshua S. and Alice (Thoman) Greenamyer.

Joshua S. Greenamyer, deceased, was a prominent citizen of Leetonia. He was born in Beaver Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, in 1846, and died in 1904. He served as mayor of Leetonia for three terms, was successfully engaged in the insurance business, and also served as president of the Peoples Savings & Loan Company, of which he was an organizer. His wife, also a native of Mahoning County, resides at Leetonia. Mr. and Mrs. Greenamyer had two sons: C. E., the subject of this sketch; and Arthur G., lives at Buffalo, N. Y.

C. E. Greenamyer was four years of age when his family settled in Leetonia. He received his education in the public schools and when a young man entered the employ of the Cherry Valley Iron Works. Since 1896 he has been identified with the Peoples Savings & Loan Company in his present capacity.

On June 24, 1895, Mr. Greenamyer was united in marriage with Miss Mary G. Burgham, of Lisbon, a daughter of Thomas and Arvilla (Wood) Burgham, both deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Greenamyer have a son, Edward C.

Mr. Greenamyer is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is a Republican.

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

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