C. T. BEANS, plumber and gas fitter, doing a large and paying business at Steubenville, with location at No. 205 South Fourth Street, was born in this city April 12, 1869 and is a son of James S. Beans and a grandson of Charles Beans.
James S. Beans was also born at Steubenville, about 1846 where his father, Charles Beans had located early. The latter was known all over the county for a number of years being the driver of a stage coach. After settling permanently in Steubenville, he operated a grocery store and still later was elected to the office of street commissioner. James S. Beans was a machinist by trade. He also was elected street commissioner and was serving in that office at the time of his death in 1891.
C. T. Beans was reared in his native city and attended the public schools. His first work was in the office of the Herald and from there he entered the Jefferson Iron Works, after which he learned the plumbing trade and worked it for six years, at Pittsburgh. He then returned to Steubenville and in 1900 embarked in business for himself. He is engaged in plumbing contracting and can do any kind of work of this character. He has completed many satisfactory contracts, some of more than usual difficulty. He carries a full line of all the latest improvements in plumbing and gas fitting apparatus.
In 1892 Mr. Beans was married to Miss Annie Kidd, who was born and reared at Steubenville. They have four children---Harriett, Flora, Sarah and Charles. Mr. Beans and family belong to the Methodist Protestant Church. He is identified with Steuben Lodge, No. 1, K. of P ., and with the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce.