GUS C. FLOTO, partner with his brother-in-law, W. A. Meyer, in the ownership and operation of the Steubenville Bottling Works, with plant on the corner of North and Sixth Street, Steubenville, was born in this city in 1875, and is a son of Frederick Floto. The latter was born in Germany but has been a resident of Steubenville for more than forty years. The family is a prominent one in German circles and Frederick Floto is one of the city's most respected retired citizens.
Gus C. Floto has always had his home in his native city. After completing his school attendence he became clerk in a store. On May 11, 1907, in partnership with W. A. Meyer he bought out the Steubenville Bottling Works, one of the oldest established plants in Steubenville. The firm made many improvements and have done a prosperous business. In 1902 Mr. Floto was married to Miss Mary Seybold Armstrong, of Steubenville, and they have one child, Wilma Margaret. Mr. and Mrs. Floto are members of the Zion Lutheran Church. Mr. Floto is identified with the Elks, the Woodmen and the Turners.