Homer W. Hammond, one of Columbiana County's capable and prominent attorneys, engaged in the practice of his
profession at Columbiana, is a native of this county. He was born in Madison Township, June 6, 1886, and is the
son of George and Anna (Knepper) Hammond.
George Hammond, deceased, was a well known farmer of Madison Township for many years. He died April 8, 1919, and
his widow resides at Wellsville. Mr. and Mrs. Hammond had nine children: Maud, Harry, Georgia, Clifford, Homer
W., Lillian, Earl, Olive, and Walter.
Homer W. Hammond was educated in the schools of Madison Township and Lisbon and studied law at Ohio Northern University,
from which he received his degree. Subsequently he was admitted to the bar of Columbiana County and since 1910
has engaged in the practice of law in Columbiana.
On Dec. 24, 1913, Mr. Hammond was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Shingler, the daughter of John and Malinda
(Schauweker) Shingler, both deceased. They have three daughters: Mary, born June 10, 1916; Anna, born June 4, 1920;
and Ruth, born May 30, 1922.
Mr. Hammond is a Republican and has served as city solicitor for two terms. He is a member of the Presbyterian
Church, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Elks, Delta Theta Phi, and Rotary Club. He is
well known in Columbiana County and has many friends.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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