Biography of R. A. Lloyd
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

R. A. Lloyd, a successful young business man of Wellsville, was born at Rochester, Pa., May 8, 1893, and is the son of A. J. and Margaret E. (Otto) Lloyd.

A. J. Lloyd organized The Lloyd Company, widely known paint manufacturers of Wellsville. This business was established in 1910, with its main offices located in Pittsburgh. Mr. Lloyd lives in Pittsburgh. His wife died in 1922 and is buried in that city. They were the parents of the following children: Pansey, died in 1895; Martha, deceased; R. A., the subject of this sketch; Margaret, married Raymond Durham, lives in West View, Pa.; Mary, married Elmer McCall, lives in Pittsburgh; Albert, engaged in the paint business; and Donald, student, who lives with his father In Pittsburgh.

R. A. Lloyd attended the public and high schools of Rochester, Pa., and at an early age engaged in business with his father. He has lived in Columbiana County since 1921 and is manager of the factory at Wellsville. The products of the Lloyd Company are widely known, their paints being sold throughout the United States. "Tip Top" is their well known trade name.

In 1913 Mr. Lloyd was united in marriage with Miss Edna Hunter, who was born in Pittsburgh, the daughter of Elmer and Alice (Carpenter) Hunter. Mr. Hunter died in 1905 and his wife lives in Pittsburgh. They had five children, as follows: Mrs. Lloyd; May, twin sister of Mrs. Lloyd, married James Gibson, lives at Beaver, Pa.; Stanton, lives in Pittsburgh; Herbert and Ralph, who live in Pittsburgh. To Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd have been born three children: Rowland Clifford, born in 1915; Edna Jean, born in 1917; and Richard John, born in Aug., 1924.

Mr. Lloyd is a stanch Republican and holds membership in the Baptist Church. He has a wide acquaintance in Columbiana County and is making a success of his work.

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

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