E. G. Sturgis, mortician of East Liverpool, is an enterprising and progressive business man of Columbiana County.
He was born at Moundville, Mo., Sept. 27, 1874, and is the son of Dr. S. D. and Harriet E. (Griffin) Sturgis.
Dr. S. D. Sturgis, deceased, was a Civil War veteran. He was born in Fayette County, Pa., and studied medicine.
At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted and served throughout the entire war period. He was taken prisoner
and held in the well known Libby prison. Doctor Sturgis practiced his profession at Moundville, Mo., and died Dec.
22, 1875, at the age of 35 years. His wife, also a native of Fayette County, Pa., now resides at Smithfield, Ohio,
and is 82 years of age. Doctor and Mrs. Sturgis had only one child, E. G., the subject of this sketch.
E. G. Sturgis spent his boyhood in Fayette County, Pa., and attended the public schools. He was also a student
at Duff's College, Pittsburgh, and was later graduated from the College of Embalming of Pennsylvania. He has been
established in business in East Liverpool since 1905 and has one of the finest and best equipped funeral homes
in this section of the state.
Mr. Sturgis has two children: Ernest R., attended Kenyon College, and now associated in business with his father;
and Helen L., a student in East Liverpool High School.
Mr. Sturgis is a Republican, a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge
and Shrine of Cleveland. He has a wide acquaintance in the community and is highly esteemed.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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