Biography of Charles E. Bunting
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Charles E. Bunting was born in Salem, Ohio, April 9, 1886, a son of William and Fannie (Brown) Bunting, the former a native of Belfast, Ireland, and the latter of London, England. In early life they came to the United States and the father subsequently became prominently identified with The Ohio Brass Company, of Mansfield, Ohio. He passed away in Atlantic City, in 1916. The mother is still living. In their family were four children, three of whom lived to adult ages: William H., John W., and Charles E. Bunting.

The last named acquired his education in the public schools of Salem and Mansfield, Ohio, afterward serving an apprenticeship as a machinist with The Ohio Brass Company of Mansfield, Ohio. He later was made traveling installation engineer for that firm, filling that position for one year and a half, at the end of which time he became a student in engineering at Ohio State University at Columbus.

In 1907 he went to Alliance, Ohio, and aided his father in forming The Bunting Brass & Bronze Company, which in 1910 was removed to Toledo. He is also connected with The Maumee Pattern Company, The Richardson Company, The Toledo Steel Products Company, The Motor Macultivator Company, The Willys Overland Company, The Northern National Bank, The Conklin Pen Manufacturing Company, etc.

He is a member of Trinity Episcopal church, Of which he is a vestryman, and has served on the boards of The Toledo Chamber of Commerce, The Merchants & Manufacturers' Association and The Toledo Community Chest. He is a member of the Chi Phi, a college Greek letter fraternity and is a thirty second degree Mason, a Knight Templar and a Shriner. He belongs to the Elks Club, the Toledo Club, the Rotary Club, the Inverness Club and the Toledo Yacht Club.

When national issues are at stake Mr. Bunting votes the republican ticket, but at local elections he casts his ballot in favor of the candidate whom he deems best qualified for office without considering party ties. His residence is at No. 3263 Collingwood avenue.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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