L. M. LEOPOLD, of the firm of May & Leopold, dealers in furniture at Steubenville and leaders in their line, occupying a four-story and basement building on the corner of Market and Court Streets, was born at Mount Vernon, O., in 1867.
When Mr. Leopold was ten years old his father died and the family moved then to Cleveland and there he attended school, after which he became a clerk in a clothing store. Later he became a traveling salesman and was on the toad for two years, agter which he was engaged in the furniture business at Fort Smith, Ark. From there he returned to Cleveland and was in the furniture business there for five years and then accepted a position with a wholesale china house and went out on the road again and traveled until 1902. Mr. Leopold came then to Steubenville and in partnership with Samuel May established the firm of May & Leopold, in the furniture line. Mr. Leopold's long experience has proved very valuable and the business has expanded until it is one of the representative lines of the city.
In 1908 Mr. Leopold ws married to Miss Bertha May, a daughter of William May, one of Steubenville's old citizens. Mr. Leopold is a very interested member of the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce. He is identified with the Elks and at present fills the office of Exalted Ruler of the fraternity at Steubenville.