Clarence Connor. One of the well known young business men of Mansfield is Clarence Connor, who is identified
with the Connor Realty Company, with offices in the Walpark Building. He was born at Gloucester, Ohio, May 6, 1896,
the son of Charles and Martha (Craig) Connor.
Charles Connor was born at Straitsville, Ohio, and his wife is a native of Gloucester. They are now residents of
Mansfield. As a boy Mr. Connor was employed as a trapper in the coal mines of Ohio. He later became a mine contractor.
Mr. Connor is a Democrat and a member of the Methodist Church. To Mr. and Mrs. Connor the following children were
born: Leta Pearl, the widow of Harrison Robnet, lives at Columbus; Elizabeth, married S. Wade, lives at Akron,
Ohio; Clarence, the subject of this sketch; Elmer, lives in Indiana; George, lives at Mansfield; and Grace, lives
Clarence Connor received his schooling at Doanville, Ohio, and early in life was employed as a trapper boy in the
coal mines. Later, he became a miner. He also spent two years with the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, after
which he became interested in the real estate business at Akron, Ohio, with the J. L. Smith Realty Company. He
returned to Mansfield in 1920 and established the Connor Realty Company, with offices at 30% North Main Street.
It was in 1926 that he removed to his present offices in the Walpark Building. Mr. Connor is also president of
the Connor Finance Development Company, of Mansfield. The following sub divisions have been developed by the Connor
Realty Company; Wooster Heights, Spring Rose, Ausdale Park, Buena Vista, Logan Heights, Lincoln Way Heights, Greater
Mansfield, Hill Top Heights, and Fair Lawn.
On May 10, 1918, Mr. Connor was united in marriage with Miss Anna M. Morris, the daughter of George Morris, of
Pennsylvania. They have a son, Morris Allen.
Mr. Connor is a Democrat, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and belongs to B. P. O. Elks, No. 56; Frank H. Marquis
Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 690; Mansfield Chapter, R. A. M., No. 28; Mansfield Council, R. & S. M. M., No.
94; and Baku Grotto, M. O. V. P. E. R.
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
Names D to G
Names H to K
Names L to P
Names Q to S
Names T to Z
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