Biography of Robert McHenry
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Robert McHenry, president of the Victory Motor Sales Company, is one of the enterprising and successful young business men of East Liverpool. He was born in this city, July 4, 1898, and is the son of Harvey and Alexina (Hanley) McHenry.

Harvey McHenry ranks among the representative business men of Columbiana County. He is a native of East Liverpool and has spent his entire life here. He is extensively engaged in the building business, and has erected some of the city's leading business buildings and many fine residences. He is president of the Potters Lumber Company, vice president of the Hall China Company, and a director of the Dollar Savings Bank. He is a Democrat, a trustee of the First Presbyterian Church, and is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mr. and Mrs. McHenry have two sons: Norman, connected with the Potters Lumber Company, East Liverpool, married Irene Roth; and Robert, the subject of this sketch.

Robert McHenry received his education in the public schools of East Liverpool and after his graduation from high school in 1922 he attended Staunton College, Ky. He began his business career with the Buckeye Motor Company, East Liverpool, and in 1917 organized the Victory Motor Sales Company. They are agents for the Paige and Jewett automobile. The officers are: Robert McHenry, president; H. A. McNichol, vice president; and Harvey McHenry, secretary and treasurer. The firm does a. large volume of business and has a good salesroom and garage in connection.

Mr. McHenry was inducted into service during the World War but on account of the influenza epidemic was ordered sent home from camp.

In 1925 Mr. McHenry was married to Miss Esther Anderson, the daughter of C. G. and Mary (Hunter) Anderson. Mr. Anderson is a leading druggist of East Liverpool and his daughter is a registered pharmacist. She was graduated from East Liverpool High School, spent two years at the University of Pennsylvania, and was graduated from the School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh.

Mr. McHenry is a Democrat and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

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

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