Biography of Harold F. Vorndran
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Harold F. Vorndran, one of East Liverpool's progressive young business men, was born in this city, April 10, 1903, and is the son of Joseph and Margaret (Seufts) Vorndran.

Joseph Vorndran was born in Germany and at an early age emigrated to the United States. He was a miller by trade but after settling in East Liverpool conducted a cafe and restaurant business. He died Dec. 26, 1918, and is buried in Riverview Cemetery. His wife resides in East Liverpool. Mr. and Mrs. Vorndran were the parents of nine children as follows: Katherine, lives at home; Henry M., served during the World War in France and Belgium with the 112th Engineers, 37th Division, lives in East Liverpool; Irvin J., a World War veteran, lives in East Liverpool; Amelia L., a teacher, lives at Bloomington, Ill.; Edna M., at home; Harold F., the subject of this sketch; Violet V., a teacher in the East Liverpool Schools; Mildred, at home; and one child died in infancy.

Harold F. Vorndran was reared and educated in East Liverpool and after completing a course of study at the Sweeney Automotive and Electric School of Kansas City, Mo., he entered the employment of the Trotter's Company, East Liverpool. He was later employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company at Midland, Pa., and Wellsville, Ohio, and in 1919 removed to Buffalo, N. Y. where he was connected with the Lackawanna Steel Company. The following year he returned to East Liverpool. In 1925 he established the Columbia Garage in partnership with C. H. Moore. They do general repair work and are dealers in automobile accessories.

Mr. Vorndran is a Republican and a member of the Methodist Church.

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


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