Heyward Champion

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Heyward Champion

Son of Carleton C. Champion born in Macon, Georgia & Frances Heyward born in Charleston. Brother of US Naval Avaitor, Lt. Carleton C. Champion, Jr.

His occupation was as a manager at the Worthington Arms Company. Worthington Arms Co. is a trade name used by the H&D Folsom Arms Co. on various types of firearms. Folsom was a large distributor of single and double barrel shotguns produced by Crescent Firearms Co., which Folsom owned. Folsom eventually sold out to Savage Arms Co. Worthington Arms Co. guns were made for George Worthington Co. of Cleveland, Ohio.

George Worthington (September 21, 1813 - November 9, 1871) was a 19th century merchant and banker in Cleveland, Ohio, who founded the Geo. Worthington Company, a wholesale hardware and industrial distribution firm, in 1829 (until 1991 Cleveland's oldest extant business), as well as numerous banking and mining concerns, and contributed significantly to the early commercial and industrial development of Cleveland.

Information above from sticksandstones.


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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 5 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59654908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heyward Champion (11 Dec 1905–14 Jun 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59654908, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .