Elliot E. Welch is well and favorably known in Columbus, where he is deputy clerk of the Supreme Court, State
of Ohio. He was born at Crossonville, Perry County, Ohio, February 16, 1909, the son of Edward B. and Melba (Studer)
Edward B. Welch, retired, is a native of Jackson Township, Perry County, Ohio. In early life he was a farmer and
later engaged in the oil business. He removed to New Lexington, Ohio, in 1916, and has since lived retired. He
is a stockholder in the Bremen Bank, of which his father was organizer and president for a number of years. Mr.
Welch is a Democrat, a member of the Catholic Church, and belongs to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
His wife is also a native of Perry County. Their children are: Mary Eileen, married Richard J. McGonagle, who is
chief clerk in the offices of the Linde Air Products Company, Detroit, Mich.; Elliot E., the subject of this sketch;
Dorothy L.; and John R., both at home.
Elliot E. Welch attended the parochial schools of New Lexington and was graduated from New Lexington High School
in 1926. He then took secretarial work at the Office Training School, Columbus, and began his business career in
the offices of the commissary department, Pennsylvania Railroad Company, where he remained until November 22, 1926.
At that time he was appointed correspondence clerk in the office of the Supreme Court, State of Ohio, and served
in that capacity until February 24, 1930. He has since held the office of deputy clerk.
Politically Mr. Welch is a Republican.H.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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