Biography of Harry O. Phillips
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Harry O. Phillips, who ranks among the enterprising and well known citizens of Columbiana County, is a native of Pennsylvania. He was born in Butler County, Jan. 12, 1880, and is the son of Alonzo and Caroline (Lintz) Phillips. A complete biography of Alonzo Phillips appears elsewhere in this history.

Harry O. Phillips received his education in the public schools of Wellsville and has been in the employ of the American Sheet & Tin Plate Company for 28 years. He is also interested in general farming and stock raising and owns 30 acres of good farm land in Madison Township, where he resides.

On Dec. 23, 1899, Mr. Phillips was united in marriage with Miss Etta Yarger, who was born at Salineville, Nov. 27, 1877, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Dixon) Yarger, both deceased. There were 17 children in the Yarger family, six of whom are living, as follows: Samuel C., lives at New Castle, Pa.; Margaret Jane, the widow of John Turner, lives at Salineville; Harvey Freeman, lives at Medina, Ohio; Mrs. Phillips; Armanda, married Isaac Fryman, lives at Wellsville; and Mary, lives at Massilon, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips have two children: Margaret Anna, born Jan. 29, 1902, married Harry Conkle, lives at East Liverpool; and James M., born Jan. 6, 1914, lives at home. By a former marriage Mrs. Phillips had two children, Emma E. Simmons, now the wife of Ray Brobst, lives in Akron, Ohio, and John, deceased.

Mr. Phillips is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Church, and is highly esteemed in the community.

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

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