George Perry Williams. One of the esteemed business men of Columbiana County is George Perry Williams, treasurer
of the National China Company, of Salineville. He was born in East Liverpool, Sept. 7, 1886, and is the son of
Sylvester C. and Cora E. (Webb) Williams.
Sylvester C. Williams, who resides in East Liverpool, is a native of Pennsylvania. During the early days he removed
to East Liverpool and engaged in the cooperage business and later the pottery industry. He is now vice president
of the National China Company, vice president of the Kennelworth Tile Company, and president of the S. C. Williams
Cooperage Company. Mr. Williams is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and belongs to the
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mr. and Mrs. Williams have two children: Myrtle, married R. W. Haines, lives
in Canton, Ohio; and George Perry, the subject of this sketch.
George Perry Williams was graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1906 and began his business career as a
bank messenger for the First National Bank. Since 1908 he has been identified with the National China Company.
On June 28, 1909, Mr. Williams was married to Miss Ella Ross, of East Liverpool, born in. Indianola, Iowa, the
daughter of J. C. and Hattie E. (Gilmore) Ross, residents of Akron, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Ross are the parents of
the following children: Ina, the widow of John Stottard, resides in Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Williams; Gilmore, lives
in Akron, Ohio; Mary, lives in Colorado; and Bernadine, married Elmer Schultz, an attorney, lives in Akron, Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams have a daughter, Bernice, born Oct. 17, 1911.
Politically, Mr. Williams is a Republican. He is a member of the Methodist Church, and is affiliated with the Masonic
Lodge, as a 32nd degree Mason, and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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Names G to M
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