GEORGE B. WINTERS, a prominent boot and shoe dealer of Steubenville, was born in Smithfield, Jefferson county, Ohio, October 26, 1836. He was the son of Isaiah and Jane (Beatty) Winters, the latter of whom died when he was but four months old and the former of whom died when our subject was four years old. After his father died he went to live with an uncle in Wintersville, Jefferson county, and with him he spent his boyhood and youth. In 1861 he accompanied his uncle to Steubenville, and here he clerked for him in a boot and shoe store until 1874, with the exception of four months in 1864, during which he served in the Union army, being a member of Company C, One Hundred and Fifty-seventh Ohio volunteer infantry. In 1874 he engaged in the boot and shoe business for himself, and has given it his entire attention ever since, being at the present time one of the leading boot and shoe dealers of Steubenville. Mr. Winters was married in August, 1874 to Adda M. Reynolds, daughter of Jacob R. and Catharine (Stitts) Reynolds, of Steubenville. Mr. and Mrs. Winters are the parents of an only daughter, Katie B., who is now aged thirteen. Mr. Winters is a member of the G. A. R. and in politics is a republican. He is a good business man and a first-class citizen.
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