James D. Haney, one of Wellsville's most successful young business men, is a veteran of the World War. He was
born in Jefferson County, Pa., Jan. 1, 1897, and is the son of James B. and Bertha (Crossman) Haney.
James B. Haney, a native of Pennsylvania, was among the first settlers of Clone, in Jefferson County, where he
engaged in the lumber business as inspector for the government throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He lives
at Cloe. His wife died in August, 1916, and is buried at Wellsville. Mr. and Mrs. Haney had four children: Paul
B., James D., Esther E., and Rexford D.
James D. Haney received his education in the schools of Wellsville, and began life as a potter. He has been identified
with the Ohio Valley Gas & Oil Company since June, 1924, and is manager of the local branch. During the World
War Mr. Haney volunteered for service, June 29, 1917, and was sent to Camp Sheridan with Company D, 135th Machine
Gun Battalion, 37th Division. He served overseas for 21 months and participated in many important battles and drives
of the war, including Meuse-Argonne and Ypres. He was discharged April 9, 1919.
Politically, Mr. Haney is a Democrat. He is a member of the Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the Fraternal
Order of Eagles, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is a public spirited young man and representative of the
best citizenship of Columbiana County.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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