J. C. LASHLEY, vice-president and manager of the Ohio Valley Building and Trust COmpany, and manager of the La Belle View Land COmpany of Steubenville, Ohio, has been prominently identified with the business interests of this locality since 1902. He was born in Bellaire, Ohio, and was there reared and received his educational training, where also he was subsequently engaged in carpentry until his removal to Pittsburgh. In the latter place he took a course in architectural work, and was then engaged in contracting, building, and the real estate business at Pittsburgh, until 1902, when he came to Steubenville, Ohio, and organized the La Belle View Land Company, of which he is manager and vice-president. He laid out the beautiful La Belle View Heights of Steubenville, and is the owner of the finest home in that section of the city. He also organized the Ohio Valley Building & Trust Company, and is at present engaged on extensive plans for the development of greater Steubenville, to which enterprise he is giving his best efforts and time.
Mr. Lashley was married in 1893 to Minerva Myers, who was a teacher in the public schools of Bellaire, Ohio. Mr. Lashley holds membership in the Hamline M. E. Church of Steubenville, and is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce of this city.