Biography of Homer W. Hammond
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

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
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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