F. Clinton Small. One of the solid business men of Richland County, whose efforts are directed toward the continued
maintenance of Mansfield as an industrial center, is F. Clinton Small, president of Simon Small & Sons Company,
with which he has been connected since early manhood. Mr. Small was born in Amoy, Franklin Township, Richland County,
Ohio, Nov. 9, 1874, a son of Simon and Elizabeth (Taylor) Small, a sketch of whom appears elsewhere in. this history.
F. Clinton Small attended the public schools of Richland County. He then became associated with his father in the
construction business, and in 1895 became the latter's partner, and when the company was incorporated in 1914 he
was made vice president. He continued to serve in that capacity until 1927 when the father died and he was elected
president of the company. The building work of this company is found in all parts of Ohio, and consists of general
contracting and engineering work.
Mr. Small married Miss Hattie Martien, the daughter of Joseph and Kathrine (Redding) Martien, natives of Pennsylvania,
and now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Small have one son, Harry, born in 1899. He married Marie Frost, of Athens, Ohio,
and they have a son, Jack Clifton Small.
Mr. Small is a Democrat in politics. He belongs to the Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club, Westbrook Country Club,
and also to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, No. 56, past trustee. He is a director of the Executive
Board of the Richland Trust Company, and a member of the Sinking Fund Trustees of the city of Mansfield.
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
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