Biography of James F. Means
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

James F. Means, one of Wellsville's enterprising young men, is a World War veteran. He was born in Putnam County, W. Va., Jan. 3, 1894, and is the son of Floyd A. and Minnie (Lindsey) Means.

Floyd A. Means, of Wellsville, was born in Putnam County, W. Va. He has lived in Columbiana County since 1909 and is successfully engaged in the plumbing business. Mr. and Mrs. Means have three children: James F., the subject of this sketch; Henry, lives at Wellsville; and Lucy, married Fred Reese, lives at New Matamoras, Ohio.

James F. Means received his education at Wheeling, W. Va., and has lived in Wellsville since 1910. He is employed by the McNicols Pottery Company, East Liverpool. He served in Mexico throughout the Mexican trouble as a member of Company B, 10th U. S. Infantry, and was also in service during the World War, having been a member of Company B, 110th Infantry. He was in active service in France for 22 months and was severely gassed and wounded. He was discharged Oct. 11, 1919.

Mr. Means was married in France, on April 22, 1919, to Miss Andree Andouard, who was born in France, Dec. 23, 1894. To them have been born three children: Raymond, born June 18, 1920, died in infancy; Madeline, born July 25, 1921; and Mildred, born Jan. 11, 1924.

Mr. Means is a member of the Evangelical Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is a Republican and a public spirited citizen of Columbiana County.

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

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