J. C. STONER, who is engaged in dealing in staple and fancy groceries at No. 101 Croton Avenue, New Castle,
is an enterprising and successful merchant in that line. He was born in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County,
Pennsylvania, in 1882, and is a son of J. S. Stoner.
J. S. Stoner, father of J. C. Stoner, who is a retired citizen of New Castle, residing at No. 87 Wallace Avenue,
was also born in Lawrence County, where his father had settled at an early day. In 1887 he moved from his farm
in Slippery Rock Township to Noblesville, Ind., subsequently locating at New Castle.
J. C. Stoner was five years old when his parents moved to Indiana and he was reared at Noblesville. He attended
school there and later spent two years at the Culver Military School, subsequently graduating from the Ellwood
High School. He was first employed as a time keeper for the Lehigh Portland Cement Company at New Castle, where
he continued for some time. In 1908 he embarked in his present business, and now handles a large and constantly
increasing trade. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and the Knights of Pythias, and has many friends both
in and outside of these organizations. He stands with New Castle's representative business men.
20th Century History of
New Castle and Lawrence County
Edited By: Hon. Aaron L. Hazen
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co.
Chicago, Ill., 1908
Lawrence County Pennsylvania Biographies
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