Earl R. McDole, who is successfully engaged in business at East Liverpool, is a member of a prominent pioneer
family of Columbiana County. He was born in this city, Sept. 28, 1883, and is the son of James M. and Sarah (Rogers)
James M. McDole was a native of Columbiana County and his wife was born at Allegheny, Pa. He engaged in the wall
paper and paint business in East Liverpool in 1884 and became one of the successful merchants of his time. The
business of James M. McDole is now conducted by his son, Earl R. Mr. McDole died in June 1923, and is buried in
Riverview Cemetery. His wife resides in East Liverpool. To Mr. and Mrs. McDole were born four children: Maude,
married Francis L. Freshwater, of Chester, W. Va.; Earl R., the subject of this sketch; J. Floyd, died in 1919;
and Irma, deceased.
Earl R. McDole received his education in the public schools of East Liverpool and at an early age engaged in business
with his father. This well established business employs a large force of men and does a large volume of business
throughout East Liverpool.
In 1909 Mr. McDole was united in marriage with Miss Lilliam M. Benty, of East Liverpool, and the daughter of William
Benty, deceased. They have two daughters, Margaret and Catherine.
Mr. McDole is a member of the Methodist Church and belongs to the Masonic Lodge and Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
He is a progressive man and an enterprising citizen.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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