HARRY W. IRONS, secretary and manager of the Central Sewer Pipe and Supply Company of Steubenville, Ohio, is one of the most active young business men of the city. He was born in yorkville, Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1872, and is a son of Samuel W. Irons. His grandfather, Joseph Irons, was born in Ireland and upon coming to the United States located on a farm which he purchased in Jefferson County, Ohio. Samuel W. Irons was a native of Jefferson County, Ohio, and in early life followed farming. During the late years of his life he was engaged in the mercantile business at Yorkville, where his death occurred in 1879.
Harry W. Irons was but seven years of age when his father died and for a time thereafter he resided with an uncle, William Irons. He was graduated from the Steubenville High School in 1891, after which he was for eleven years identified with the Acme Glass Works. He was next secretary of the Ohio Sewer Pipe Company of Empire, Ohio, for two and a half years, and after that company sold out was for two years engaged in the sewer pipe and supply business for himself in Toronto, Ohio. In June, 1907, Mr. Iron became secretary and treasurer of the Central Sewer Pipe and Supply Company of Steubenville, and one year later was made secretary and manager, which offices he now fills. He has various other business interests, some of them in other states. May 9, 1903, Harry W. Irons was married to Miss Jessie Brown, of Steubenville, and they have two children, Whitney West and Dorothy Margaret.