James P. Partlow is one of the progressive and highly esteemed young business men of Salem, where he is vice
president and sales manager of the Justice Manufacturing Company. He was born at Athens, Ohio, March 30, 1891,
and is the son of Elmer E. and Mary Elizabeth (VanEst) Partlow.
Elmer E. Partlow resides in Salem with his family and is employed by the Salem China Company.
James P. Partlow was reared and educated at East Liverpool and when a young man was employed by the Knowles Taylor
& Knowles Pottery Company at that place. He then went to Columbus, Ohio, and four years later located in Salem,
where he was connected with Castle & Beall, as a salesman for the Cleveland automobile. While in their employ
he established an excellent selling record. On Nov. 23, 1923, the present business was organized with the following
officers: E. C. Castle, president; James P. Partlow, vice president; and A. T. Beall, secretary and treasurer.
The above named men, together with Hiram S. Hendricks and H. L. McCarthy, constitute the board of directors of
The Justice Manufacturing Company are manufacturers and dealers of the Justice electric washing machine, which
is sold throughout the nation. The business is incorporated at $90,000.00 and has a daily output of 20 washers.
In its manufacture a 12 Anchor brand ringer is used, which is made by the Lovell Manufacturing Company of Erie,
Pa., and a General Electric motor.
On Dec. 24, 1910, Mr. Partlow was married to Miss Margaret Baxter, of East Liverpool, the daughter of Samuel J.
and Samantha Baxter, residents of Salem. They are the parents of five children: Esther, born May 28, 1912; Frank,
born May 22, 1915; Mary, born Nov. 16, 1917; James P., Jr., born Nov. 19, 1921; and Samuel, born Feb. 17, 1924.
Mr. Partlow has a wide acquaintance in Columbiana County and is favorably known.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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