|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1867|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 1953|
L. T. Capehart, one of the enterprising and successful business men of East Liverpool, was born in Mason County, WV, Feb. 17, 1867, and is the son of James and Orilla (Zerkle) Capehart.
Both Mr. and Mrs. James Capehart were natives of Mason County, WV. He was a farmer and extensively engaged is stock raising. He died at the age of 38 years and his wife, in 1924. They are buried at New Haven, WV. They were the parents of ten children: George, general merchant and postmaster of New Haven, WV; Fannie, deceased; L. T., the subject of this sketch; James, a merchant, New Haven, WV.; John, deceased; Charles, Willard and Ira, who live in East Liverpool; Hattie, married Benjamin Salaz, lives in East Liverpool; and William H., deceased.
L. T. Capehart was educated in the district schools of Mason County and spent his boyhood on his father's farm. He learned the tinner's trade and in 1903 established his present business in East Liverpool, which is know as L. T. Capehart & Son. They are general roofing contractors and specialize in the manufacture of supplies for local potteries.
Mr. Capehart is married to Miss Victoria Graham, of New Haven, WV., the daughter of J. M. and Nancy Graham, both deceased. To Mr. and Mrs. Capehart were born four children: Louis M., mention of whom is made below; Eula, married George Kidder of Newell, WV., and she died March 6, 1925, leaving two sons, Lewis and Charles Richard Kidder; Clarence M., a druggist in Canton, Ohio, married Marjorie Koch; and Helen M., a student at Dennison University.
Louis M. Capehart was born in Mason County, WV., Dec. 5, 1892. He enlisted for service during the World War and served in the navy from May 28, 1918 to Feb. 11, 1919. He was married in November, 1919, to Miss Romaine Orr of East Liverpool. Mr. Capehart is associated in business with his father. He is a Republican, a member of the First Presbyterian Church and belongs to the Masonic Lodge, Elks, Knights of Pythias, American Legion, and Sons of Veterans.
L. T. Capehart has served as a member of the city council of East Liverpool continuously since 1915, and for the past two years has been Episcopal Church and is affiliated with Masonic Lodge and Knights of Pythias. He and his family are favorably known in the community in which they live.
Parents -James Henry Capehart & Orilla Zirkle
Information provided by Jackson E. Wilson
James Henry Capehart (1842 - 1880)
Orilla Zerkle Capehart (1842 - 1924)
Victoria A. Graham Capehart (1866 - 1948)*
Belle Marie Capehart (1893 - 1893)*
George N Capehart (1864 - 1950)*
Sarah F. Capehart (1865 - 1897)*
Lewis Thomas Capehart (1867 - 1953)
James Robert Capehart (1869 - 1939)*
John T. Capehart (1871 - 1919)*
Charles Curtis Capehart (1874 - 1928)*
Willard Henry Capehart (1876 - 1941)*
Hattie Orilla Capehart Sallaz (1881 - 1960)**
Created by: Deborah Wall
Record added: Apr 01, 2008
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