Hon. John L. Means


HON. JOHN L. MEANS, the present Republican nominee for County Auditor, who ably represented Jefferson County in the Ohio State Legislature for two terms, is one of Steubenville's representative citizens and has long been identified with her business as well as her public interests. He was born at Steubenville in 1870 and after completing his education, entered his father's office in the Means foundry. He remained in the foundry business for fourteen years, after which he engaged in the real estate business for some time and for the past four years has been in the employ of the River Sand Company, in the accounting and sales departments. Since early manhood, Mr. Means has been interested in public affairs and on account of his business integrity and his recognition of the duties of citizenship, has held high place in the confidence of his friends and of those who work for good government and civic uplift. At the time he was elected to the legislature, he was serving efficiently as a member of the city council. He takes a great deal of interest in the Y. M. C. A. and is a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. He is a Mason belonging to the Blue Lodge, Chapter and Commandery, and also to Aladdin Temple of the Shrine at Columbus. He is identified also with Steuben Lodge No. 1, Knights of Pythias, the Red Men, the Knights of the Golden Eagle, the Modern Woodmen of America, the Protective Home Circle and Order of Ben Hur.

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