J. F. Flood


J. F. FLOOD, general manager of the Tri-State Traction Company, of Steubenville, Ohio, is a native of Wheeling, W. Va., but was brought to Steubenville when a babe in arms and this place has been his chosen home. Before completing his education, Mr. Flood went into the drug business and was engaged in that line at Steubenville for seven years. He then accepted the position of bookkeeper and traveling salesman for W. L. Sharp & Son, at the Ohio Foundry, where he continued for seven years, after which, in 1987, he was instrumental in organizing the first electric lighting company in Steubenville, and was interested for about four years in this business. In 1891, he became connected with the Steubenville Traction Company and remained until 1907, being at that time superintendent of their lines, and then came to the Tri-State Traction Company. He is an active and earnest citizen, taking much interest in the development of Steubenville of the Chamber of Commerce since its organization. He is identified with the Y.M.C.A., and is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in which he is an elder.

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