Biography of Clark J. Halverstadt
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Clark J. Halverstadt is well and favorably known in Salem Township, where he is extensively engaged in farming and stock raising. He was born on this farm, July 29, 1879, and is the son of George and Amelia (Switzer) Halverstadt.

George Halverstadt was born on the present Halverstadt farm in Salem Township in 1844, the son of Jacob Halverstadt. He was active in church work and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Leetonia. He died in December, 1918, and his wife died in 1921. They had four children: Mrs. Cora May Wannamaker, lives at Pittsburgh, Pa.; Dallas V., lives at Seattle, Wash.; Clark J., the subject of this sketch; and Ross O., died in 1903, at the age of 18 years.

Clark J. Halverstadt attended the public schools of Leetonia and has always been interested in farming. He has been proprietor of the home place since 1903 and has a well improved farm of 110 acres. Mr. Halverstadt is active in the work of the Farm Bureau and has served as president of the State Farm Bureau, with which he has been associated since its organization.

On Sept. 9, 1903, Mr. Halverstadt was united in marriage with Miss Ada E. Zimmerman, the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Sheets) Zimmerman, both deceased. Mrs. Halverstadt was born in Salem Township. To Mr. and Mrs. Halverstadt have been born five children: Ross and Elizabeth, twins, died in infancy; Ersol M., Helen Esther, and Lois Irene, all at home.

Mr. Halverstadt is a Republican and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. He and his family have a wide acquaintance in Columbiana County.

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


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