Lewis A. Winbigler is prominent in business circles in Jeromesville, where he is proprietor of the Winbigler
Furniture Store. He was born near Jeromesville, Oct. 3, 1873, the son of James P. and Annie E. (Norris) Winbigler.
A sketch of James P. Winbigler appears elsewhere in this history.
Lewis A. Winbigler attended the district schools of Ashland County, and was also a student in the Jerornesville
public school. He was interested in farming on the Winbigler homestead until 1901 and engaged in business in Jeromesville
from that date until 1914. He then located at Reedsburg, Wayne County, where he succeeded to the furniture and
undertaking business of H. C. Wintersteen. Mr. Winbigler returned to Jeromesville, however, in 1919, where he became
identified with the furniture and undertaking firm of Fickes & Winbigler. On Jan. 1, 1927, the partnership
was dissolved, Mr. Winbigler taking over the furniture end of the business, and Mr. Fickes the funeral home. In
October of that year Mr. Winbigler removed to his present location on North High Street, where he carries a complete
line of high grade furniture, house furnishings, floor coverings, radios, etc.
On Oct. 24, 1900, Mr. Winbigler married Miss Ethel E. Ebert, of Jeromesville, the daughter of Millison and Elvira
(Lee) Ebert, natives of Wayne County. Mr. Ebert died in 1919 and his widow resides at Jeromesyule. Mr. and Mrs.
Winbigler have no children.
Mr. Winbigler is a Democrat in politics and has served as a member of the city council. He is a prominent member
of the Church of Christ, of which he is elder and has been superintendent.
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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