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Oliver James DEMUTH

Sharon Moravian -- Warwick Twp Cemetery
Tuscarawas County,

Oliver James Demuth
1860 - 1946
He was a County Commissioner in Tuscarawas Co. from 1901-1905, State Senator 1919-1922, Mayor of New Philadelphia, Ohio 1923-1925, 18 years Treasurer of the Ohio State Grange and after 1930 Superintendent of the State Memorial Park at Schoenbrunn, Ohio. He was first married to Caroline Schmitz. His second wife was Belle Wills.
OLIVER J. DEMUTH, farmer and gardener, P. O. Tuscarawas, was born in Warwick Township April 1, 1860, His parents, Daniel and Mary (Roth) Demuth, natives of Pennsylvania, of Pennsylvanian Dutch descent, came to Ohio and settled in Shelby County. They had twelve children, eight living, our subject and a sister being ninth and tenth in the family, they being twins. The father died in 1864, but the widow still survives, and is the owner of ninety-five acres of land. The subject of this sketch was educated at the common schools and at Lebanon Normal School, and for his occupation these farming. He was married in 1880 to Carrie Schmitz, by which union there have been born two children-Charles and Florence. ' Mr. and Mrs. Demuth are both members of the Moravian Church. He is a Republican in politics; in life he has been generally successful. He died on November 08, 1946 in Canton, Stark Co., Ohio.

Contributed on 2/15/08 by janeanes1971
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Submitted: 2/15/08 • Approved: 2/15/08 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R52281-G0-S3

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