G. D. Simpson, proprietor of the Simpson Electric Company, is among Salem's successful young business men. He
was born at Washingtonville, Ohio, March 5, 1901, and is the son of William and Minnie (Warner) Simpson. Mr. and
Mrs. Simpson are residents of Washingtonville.
G. D. Simpson completed his schooling at Washingtonville and at an early age became interested in the electrical
business. In 1924 he established the Simpson Electric Company in partnership with J. D. Field house. They carried
on a general electrical repair business and specialized in battery and ignition work, but Mr. Simpson now has a
business at his residence on McKinley Ave.
On June 22, 1922, Mr. Simpson was united in marriage with Miss Esther Calvin of Greenford, Ohio, and they have
a daughter, Audrey, born April 28, 1923.
Mr. Simpson attends the Methodist Episcopal Church and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He
is an independent voter. Mrs. Simpson is a member of the Baptist Church.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
Names A to F
Names G to M
Names N to Z
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