Raymond E. Grove is one of the progressive business men of Salem, where he is identified with the R. E. Grove
Electric Company. He was born in this city, Aug. 23, 1889, and is the son of E. H. and Mary (Davis) Grove, residents
of Salem. E. H. Grove is employed by the Deming Company, pump manufacturers of Salem.
R. E. Grove was reared and educated in this city and his first position was with the Salem China Company, with
whom he was connected for five years. He has since been interested in the electrical business and in 1917 organized
the R. E. Grove Electric Company, dealers in electrical appliances and fixtures. Mr. Grove features radio and its
equipment, and also handles electric ranges, electric refrigerators, mangles, etc. The company also carries on
a general construction and electrical contracting business, and the following business places of Salem were equipped
by the company: Salem Flour Mills; Famous Dairy Company; Schwartz Building; Farmers National Bank; Standard Oil
Company; and Kennedy McNutt Building.
On April 12, 1907, Mr. Grove was married to Miss Mamie Rowe, of Sharon, Pa., and they have three daughters: Athelma,
Zelda, and Louise.
Politically Mr. Grove is a Republican. He is a member of the Baptist Church and belongs to the Elks Lodge.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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