Myron Blake Carlton is one of the representative young business men of Medina County, being associated in the
automobile business with his brother at Brunswick. He was born on a farm in Chatham Township, Medina County, Nov.
26, 1897, the son of Wilbur Charles and Cora (Battie) Canton.
Wilbur Charles Carlton is a prosperous farmer of Chatham Township, where he was born Jan. 26, 1870. He was married
in September, 1894, to Miss Cora Battle, the daughter of John Battle, farmer, of York Township, Medina County.
Mr. and Mrs. Canton have four children. 1. Corte Leon, born Jan. 18, 1896, a sketch
of whom appears elsewhere in this history. 2. Eva Harriet, married Charles H. Bricker, city engineer, Medina. They
have two children: Malcolm Stuart, and Miriam Elaine. 3. Otis, born April 14, 1902, connected with the Western
Electric Company of New Jersey, lives at Jersey City. 4. Myron Blake, the subject of this sketch.
Myron Blake Carlton obtained his education in the public schools of Chatham Township and was graduated from Chatham
High School in 1915. He spent the following six years in farming in the employ of several leading farmers of this
section. Later he worked in the oil fields of Knox County, and for a time successfully conducted a small mercantile
establishment at Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Since 1925 he has been associated in business with his brother at Brunswick.
They have the Ford agency and are recognized as expert automobile mechanics. Mr. Carlton has been a partner in
the business since March, 1930.
One June 16, 1930, Mr. Canton married Miss Evelyn Zehner, daughter of J. B. Zehner, druggist, of Jackson Center,
Mr. Carlton is a Republican, a member of Litchfield Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 381; Medina Chapter, R. A. M., No.
30; and Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Brunswick.
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
North Central Ohio Biographies
Names A to C
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