JAMES A. LINDSEY, funeral director and embalmer, is proprietor of the oldest undertaking business in Steubenville, it having been established by his father, Barnet N. Lindsey and brother James Lindsey, in 1870. That was the year of James A. Lindsey's birth, which took place in Greene County, Pa.
James A. Lindsey was an infant when the family came to Steubenville and he was reared and educated in this city. He started on his business career as an employee in the steel mills at Mingo, where he worked for two years and later bought an interest in his father's undertaking business. In 1905, he bought the interest of his father's other heirs and has continued as sole proprietor ever since. He has well arranged quarters at Nos. 134-136 South Fourth Street. Mr. Lindsey has other important interests, being secretary and treasurer of the Steubenville Roller Rink Company and also secretary, vice-president and treasurer of the National Amusement Company. He is a public spirited citizen, a member of the Chamber of Commerce and probably, through his many activities, is one of the best known men in the county. He was reared in the Presbyterian Church and belongs to the congregation of the Second Presbyterian at Steubenville. Fraternally, Mr. Lindsey has numerous affiliations, being a Knight Templar Mason, a Knight of Pythias and an Elk.