F. H. Knepper, who is well known in Salem as a progressive and enterprising business man, is a native of Columbiana
County. He was born in Hanover Township, Jan. 18, 1877, and is the son of Albert and Armenta (Custer) Knepper.
Albert Knepper, deceased, was a Civil War veteran. He was a native of this county and during his life engaged in
general farming. He died Jan. 12, 1923, and his wife died May 10, 1904.
F. H. Knepper grew up on his father's farm and received his education in the district schools of Hanover Township.
He learned the moulder's trade and followed that for 15 years in Salem, after which he established his present
business in 1910. Mr. Knepper is proprietor of the Salem Bottling Works, which carries on an extensive business
in Salem and the surrounding community.
In 1898 Mr. Knepper was united in marriage with Miss Agnes Jackson, of Salem, the daughter of George and Caroline
Jackson, both deceased. They have a son, Roland, who is associated in business with his father. He married Miss
Irene McComer, of Salem, and they have two children, William and Helen.
Mr. Knepper is a Republican and is affiliated with the Elks Lodge and Loyal Order of Moose.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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