Biography of Edward W. Holz
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Edward W. Holz ranks among the progressive and enterprising business men of Leetonia where he is engaged in the news and confectionery business. He was born at Columbiana, April 20, 1867, and is the son of Christopher and Elizabeth (Hinkle) Holz, both deceased.

After completing his schooling in the public schools of Leetonia, Edward W. Holz worked in his father's store. He is now sole owner of this business, which was established in 1867. Mr. Holz carries a complete line of books, stationery, sporting goods, confectionery, and has a fine news stand. He also deals in tobaccos and cigars. The business is located at 267 Front Street.

On Oct. 8, 1896, Mr. Holz was united in marriage with Miss Margaret Karch, the daughter of Jacob and Philamena Karch, of Leetonia. They have two sons: William E., a graduate of Leetonia High School, Western Reserve University and Case School of Applied Science, Cleveland, lives at Canton, Ohio, where he is connected with the Ohio Bell Telephone Company; and Emil C., lives at Leetonia and is superintendent of the city water works.

Politically, Mr. Holz is a Democrat. He has served as a member of the city council for several years and as township trustee for 18 years and also a member of the board of public affairs. He is a director of the Peoples Savings & Loan Company and is a substantial citizen of Columbiana County.

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


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