Biography of John C. Myers
North Central Ohio Biographies

John C. Myers. One of Ashland's most outstanding citizens and representative business men is John C. Myers, who is first vice president of F. E. Myers & Bro. Company. He was born in Ashland County, April 25, 1878, the son of F. E. and Alavesta (Hohenshil) Myers.

A complete sketch of F. E. Myers appears elsewhere in this history. John C. Myers attended the public schools of Ashland and is a graduate of Dummer Academy in Massachusetts. He also attended Harvard University, from which he received a degree in 1902. His entire business career has been devoted to the interests of the F. E. Myers & Bro. Company, leading industrial enterprise of North Central Ohio. He is also a director of The Faultless Rubber Company and the First National Bank, Ashland.

On June 17, 1908, Mr. Myers was united in marriage with Miss Alice S. Mould, of Cheyboygan, Mich., the daughter of Charles E. and Elizabeth (McArthur) Mould. Mr. Mould, who was born at Boston, Mass., died in 1920. His widow lives at Toledo, Ohio. To Mr. and Mrs. Myers have been born five children: 1. Marjorie K., born Oct. 12, 1909, a graduate of Miss Choate's School, Boston, Mass., and Smith College. 2. Francis E. II, born July 26, 1914, attends University School, Cleveland. 3. Brooks M., who died in infancy. 4. John C., Jr., born Jan. 31, 1918, attends Ashland High School. 5. Everett M., born Aug. 27, 1921.

Politically, Mr. Myers is identified with the Democratic party. He and his family are members of Trinity Lutheran Church and he is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge, 32nd degree, Elks Lodge, Lions Club, Colonial Club, Ashland Country Club, Union Club of Cleveland, Mid Day Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Country Club, West Brook Golf Club of Mansfield, Mullet Lake Country Club, and Burt Lake Country Club, at Indian River, Mich. Mr. Myers is president of the Board of Trustees of Samaritan Hospital, Ashland, and is a director of the Ashland Community Chest.

Mr. Myers has served on the executive and advisory committees of the National Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers for a number of years, and as president of that body during 1929.

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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