Biography of Dr. Friend Trader
Columbiana County, OH

Dr. Friend Trader, one of the well known younger physicians of Columbiana County, who is successfully engaged in the practice of his profession at Columbiana, is a veteran of the World War. He was born at New Martinsville, W. Va., Sept. 18, 1897, and is a son of Wilfred and Adeline (Briggs) Trader.

Wilfred Trader, was born at Proctor, W. Va. He engaged in general farming and stock raising during his life and died at New Martinsville, W. Va., in 1921. His wife died in 1918. Friend, the subject of this sketch, was their only child.

Doctor Friend Trader was reared and educated at Bellaire, Ohio, and after his graduation from Mount Union College he entered the University of Pittsburgh, where he received his degree as Doctor of Medicine in 1923. He engaged in the practice of his profession at Salem with Doctor Yaggi until Feb. 24, 1925, when he removed to Columbiana, as successor to Doctor J. A. Mellon's practice.

On June 18, 1923, Doctor Trader was united in marriage with Miss Genevieve Ann Mannix, of Pittsburgh, a daughter of John and Margaret Manned. Before her marriage Mrs. Trader was a nurse. She is a graduate of the McKeesport (Pa.) Hospital.

During the World War Dr. Trader was commissioned captain in the Reserve Officers Training Corps and was stationed at Fort Sheridan, Ill. He is a Republican and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. As a physician, surgeon and citizen, Doctor Trader ranks high in the community.

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

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