E. B. Mullen, popular restaurant owner of East Liverpool, is a veteran of the World War. He was born in this
city, Dec. 2, 1894, and is the son of William and Isabel (Blackburn) Mullen.
William Mullen, deceased, was a native of County Cork, Ireland, and his wife was born in Glasgow, Scotland. After
their marriage in Scotland they came to this country and settled in New York. Later, they removed to East Liverpool,
where Mr. Mullen was employed as a potter. He died in 1896 and his wife died in 1917. They were the parents of
the following children: Joseph, Thomas, William, and James, all deceased; Archibald, lives in East Liverpool; John,
lives in Clarksburg, W. Va.; Steve, lives in East Liverpool; Pete, lives at St. Petersburg, Fla.; E. B., the subject
of this sketch; Mary, married John Burger, lives in Brooklyn, N. Y.; Bella, married Alfred Warsnop, lives in New
E. B. Mullen attended the public schools of East Liverpool and for several years was employed here as a potter.
He enlisted on June 2, 1917, for service in the World War and was sent to Columbus, Ohio, and assigned to Battery
C, 11th Field Artillery. He was sent overseas and engaged in the Argonne drive. He was wounded Nov. 6, 1918, being
shot in the calf of right leg by a sharp shooter. He returned to the United States, June 10, 1919. On April 13,
1925, Mr. Mullen purchased his present restaurant business in East Liverpool from N. P. Deakos, which he has conducted
in a successful manner.
In 1922 Mr. Mullen was married to Miss Emily Ridge, a native of Stokes-on-Trent, England, born Aug. 11, 1897, and
the daughter of William T. and Emily (Hood) Ridge, residents of East Liverpool. Mr. and Mrs. Mullen have three
children: Edward, born Jan. 17, 1923, died in February, 1923; John, born May 18, 1924; and Mary Margaret, born
Jan. 18, 1925.
Mr. Mullen belongs to the American Legion, Post No. 4, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Private Eddy Post No. 66.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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