Biography of Robert L. Witters
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Robert Lincoln Witters is the president of the Toledo Plaster & Supply Company and is also connected with other business interests of importance in this city. He has made steady progress since starting out in the business world on his own account, depending upon his labors from an early age. He was born in Greentown, Ohio, March 4, 1884, his parents being Samuel D: and Charlotte (Stauffer) Bitters, the former a shoemaker by trade. The son obtained a public school education and then took up the study of stenography, which he afterward used as a means of livelihood for a period of seven years. Later he spent three years as a salesman and gained further business knowledge and experience, so that he was qualified to accept the position of manager of the Toledo Pulp Plaster Company, which was tendered him in 1912. Later the firm name was changed to The Toledo Plaster & Supply Company. In the meantime Mr: Witters had worked his way upward to the presidency of the old company and has continued as the chief executive of the enterprise since the present firm style was assumed. He is thoroughly acquainted with every phase of the business and the wisdom of his direction is shown in the continued success of the undertaking. Mr. Witters is also the president of the Detroit Fire Brick Company and in commercial and industrial matters his judgment is particularly sound and his discrimination keen.

The 11th of July, 1907, was the day on which was celebrated the marriage of Mr. Witters and Miss Pauline Hemley of Toledo, and they have a son, Robert Gordon, born in Toledo, August 1, 1911. The parents are members of the Christian Science church and Mr. Witters' interest in community affairs is shown in his service as a trustee of the Janes Franklin school and in his support of many plans and projects for the public good. He belongs likewise to the Inverness and Toledo Clubs and by reason of a social nature, genial disposition and unfeigned cordiality he is very popular with his fellow members of these organizations.

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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