Biography of Myron B. Carlton
North Central Ohio Biographies

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, Ohio.

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
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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