Robert M. Beer. One of the well known young business executives of Ashland is Robert M. Beer, who is secretary
of the Ashland Printing Company, publishers of the Ashland Times Gazette. He was born in this city, Jan. 29, 1905,
the son of Frank R. and Edith (Newcomer) Beer.
Robert M. Beer attended the public schools of Ashland and in 1926 was graduated from Culver Military Academy. He
was editor of the Vedette, weekly newspaper at Culver Academy. He then entered the Wharton School of Finance, University
of Pennsylvania, and during his first year there was captain of the University Rifle Team. During his second year
at that institution he was called to Ashland on account of the death of his father, which occurred Dec. 13, 1927.
It was at that time that Mr. Beer took over the duties of secretary of the Ashland Printing Company.
On Dec. 31, 1927, Mr. Beer married Miss Lois Louise Long, of Ashland, the daughter of Lyman and Minnie (Winbigler)
Long, natives of Hayesville and Ashland respectively. They are residents of Ashland. Mr. and Mrs. Beer have a daughter,
Barbara Louise, born Jan. 16, 1930. Mrs. Beer is a graduate of the Virginia College for Women, Roanoke, Va.
Mr. Beer belongs to Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, Lions Club, Young Men's Business Club, of which he is a charter
member and organizer and is now vice president of the club, and Ashland Country Club. He lives at 529 West Walnut
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
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