Edward W. Loughridge, who is a veteran of the World War, is numbered among the popular young business men of
Mansfield, where he is identified with the sales department of the Ohio Brass Company. He was born in this city,
July 22, 1896, the son of Dr. William Edward and Frances (Wood) Loughridge.
A complete sketch of Dr. William Edward Loughridge appears in this history.
The early education of Edward W. Loughridge was received in the public schools of Mansfield. He is a graduate of
Lawrenceville (N. J.) Preparatory School and the University of Pennsylvania. In May, 1917, Mr. Loughridge enlisted
in the U. S. Navy for service in the World War and trained at Newport, R. I. He was later transferred to the flying
corps, and commissioned as an ensign, and subsequently became an instructor at Pensacola, Fla. He was discharged
from the service in December, 1918, and upon his return to Mansfield became associated with what was then known
as the Richland Public Service Company, now the Ohio Public Service Company. In 1920 he became associated with
the Ohio Brass Company, of which concern he is still a member.
Mr. Loughridge is a director of the Richland Trust Company and the Mansfield Telephone Company.
In 1924 Mr. Loughridge was united in marriage with Miss Sara L. Tracy, the daughter of Rufus A. and Edith (Wagner)
Tracy, residents of Mansfield, where Mr. Tracy is interested in the insurance business. To Mr. and Mrs. Loughridge
have been born two children, Sara Ann and Edward Tracy.
Mr. Loughridge is a Republican, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and belongs to the American Legion, McVey
Post No. 16, Delta Upsilon fraternity, and Westbrook Country Club.
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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