Biography of R. C. Harrold
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





R. C. Harrold is a representative and well known citizen of Leetonia, where he is treasurer of the Crescent Manufacturing Company. He was born at Columbiana, Sept. 4, 1884, and is the son of A. W. and Ella (Wilderson) Harrold.

A. W. Harrold, who lives retired at Columbiana, is a native of this county. During his active career he engaged in general farming and stock raising and was also a minister of the Dunkard Church. His wife was born in York County, Pa. To Mr. and Mrs. Harrold the following children were born: Nettie Sterling, died in 1918; Bertha Angelmyer, died in 1918; and R. C., the subject of this sketch.

R. C. Harrold was reared and educated at Columbiana and attended Spencerian Business College, Cleveland. In 1906 he entered the employ of the New York Central Railroad at Collinwood, Ohio, with whom he remained until 1920. He has since held his present position as treasurer of the Crescent Manufacturing Company.

On June 5, 1907, Mr. Harrold was married to Miss Charlotte Mellinge, a native of Leetonia, and the daughter of B. W. and Myrtle (Byard) Mellinge. Mr. and Mrs. Harold have no children.

Mr. Harrold is a Republican, a member of the Presbyterian Church, Kiwanis Club, and Salem Golf Club. He is the owner of one of the finest stock farms in Columbiana County, which contains 200 acres of land, and he is a breeder of pure bred Guernsey cattle. He is also interested in the raising of thoroughbred saddle horses, and is the owner of such well known horses as "Babe Ruth," "Patricia," "Sunshine," and "Louise."

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


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