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William Aaron Carroll (1877-1958) 



William Aaron Carroll <i>(1877-1958), Photo from obituary

Caption: W. A. Carroll, veteran automobile dealer, died in his home at 105 Petroleum avenue [sic], Claysville, Sunday afternoon. Mr. Carroll held a dealer's franchise in Claysville for more than 30 years. (Photo from top of Obituary.)

Source: The Washington PA., THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, January 20, 1958, Page 1:

W. A. Carroll Dies In Home

Claysville Auto Dealer Many Years

W. A. Carroll, well-known Claysville automobile dealer, died of a heart condition at 5 p. m. Sunday in his home, 105 Petroleum avenue [sic], Claysville. 

Mr. Carroll resided in Claysville 35 years and had the dealerís franchise for Chevrolet over 30 years. During this period he received many recognitions from the Chevrolet Division, General Motors Corp. He also was a member of the National Automobile Dealers Association for over 20 years.

He was born May 29, 1887, in Greene county and attended West Liberty State Teachers College.

Mr. Carroll was a member of Claysville Lodge No. 447, F. & A. M.; Eltor Grotto, Wheeling, W. Va.; Claysville Presbyterian Church; Weimaraner Club of... (Continued on Page 5, Col. 5)

W.A. Carroll Dies In Home (Continued from Page 1)
...America and Claysville Lions Club. Her served as school director in Claysville 15 years and was a civil aviator over 30 years. He was known in the district as an ardent hunter and outdoor sportsman.

He was married June 24, 1914, to Elizabeth Jackson, who survives.
Also surviving are six daughters, Sarah, wife of Arvid O. Westlund, Upper St. Clair Township, Pittsburgh; Virginia, wife of Paul N. Stewart, Claysville; Betty Louise, wife of M. Ringland Walker, Claysville, Wanda, wife of Louis K. Scheffer, Jr., Rochester, N.Y.; Wilda, wife of Charles R. DuVall, Jr., Washington; and Joyce, wife of Louis C. Emeterio, Claysville; five grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Emma Jackson, Avella, R. D. 1.

(transcribed Lou Emeterio 7/22/08)

Related families: Ross, Jackson, Westlund, Stewart, Walker, Scheffer, DuVall, Emeterio

Submitted by Lou Emeterio





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