Biography of Charles T. Kennedy
Columbiana County, OH

Charles T. Kennedy, one of Salem's enterprising and successful young business men, is a veteran of the World War. He was born in this city, Jan. 25, 1895, and is the son of A. H. and Ella T. Kennedy.

A. H. Kennedy, retired, is a highly esteemed citizen of Columbiana County. He was successfully engaged in the retail business in Salem until his retirement in 1920 and also held many township and city offices. He and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. Charles T., the subject of this sketch, is their only child.

Charles T. Kennedy was graduated from Salem High School in 1914 and later from Washington & Jefferson College. On the day of the declaration of the World War he volunteered for service and served in France as a member of the 135th Field Artillery. He participated in many important battles and drives of the war and was discharged in June, 1918. Mr. Kennedy's first business venture was as mine superintendent of the Elk Run Coal Company of Salem, in which capacity he served for two years. He has since been interested in the real estate business and has met with uniform success.

On Sept. 19, 1920, Mr. Kennedy was united in marriage with Miss Marie Murphy, of Salem, the daughter of Charles and Laura Murphy. Mr. Murphy is deceased and his wife lives in Salem. Mr. and Mrs Kennedy have a daughter, Marjorie Ann, born in December, 1922.

Politically, Mr. Kennedy is a Republican. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, Elks Lodge, and Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.

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

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