Earle Howard Hetler. One of the popular young men of Ashland is Earle Howard Hetler, who is the proprietor of
a restaurant and confectionery business on West Main Street. He was born in Ashland County, March 6, 1902, the
son of Charles L. and Jane (Lewis) Hetler.
Charles L. Hetler is a native of Richland County and his wife was born in Ashland County. For many years Mr. Hetler
has been interested in the retail implement business as a traveling representative, and at the present time is
identified with the International Harvester Company. Mr. and Mrs. Hetler have only one child, Earle Howard, the
subject of this sketch.
Earle Howard Hetler received his education in the public schools of Ashland, Ashland College, and Western Reserve
University. During his college career he was employed as a bookkeeper and clerk by several business houses. He
taught school for one year and since 1922 has been interested in the restaurant and confectionery business in Ashland.
Mr. Hetler was married Oct. 26, 1922, to Miss Thelma Foster, of Pasadena, Calif. She is the daughter of Ream J.
and Leone G. (Harter) Foster, the former a native of Illinois, and the latter of Ohio. They are now residents of
Claremont, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Hetler have a son, James Foster.
Mr. Hetler is a member of the Lutheran Church and his wife belongs to the Presbyterian Church. He is a Republican
in politics and belongs to the Masonic Lodge, Ashland Country Club, Phi Delta Kappa, and Sigma Nu fraternities.
Jacob Hetler, great uncle of Mr. Hetler, is an interesting pioneer of Richland County, having fought against the
Indians with General Custer.
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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