The East Liverpool Tribune
The East Liverpool Tribune
BROTHERS INSERPARBLE IN LIFE ARE CLAIMED BY DEATH
SAMUEL R. CARTWRIGHT
The above illustration is a good likeness of William and Samuel R. Cartwright, pioneer potters and brothers, who died within 37 hours of each other, Samuel expiring yesterday (May 13, 1906) just after the hour of noon. They were associated in business and were men of exemplary traits of character and steadfast Christians.
The funeral of William Cartwright occurs today at from the late residence, under the auspices of the Odd Fellows and the Grand Army, full military honors to be accorded. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery. A bible presented to Mr. Cartwright by
The remains of Samuel Cartwright may be viewed this evening from until at the home in
These two brothers were potters of the old school and self-made men of the highest ideal. They worked hard for business success and deserved much praise for their kindness to employes<sic> and their honest business methods.
Samuel Robert Cartwright, vice president of the Cartwright Bros. company, potters, died Sunday at . He was a brother of William Cartwright, president of the company, who passed away Friday night. Death was due to dropsy.
There is quite a coincidence in the two deaths, as the two brothers had been almost constant associates in business and social life and were familiar figures together on the street going to and from the factory. They married sisters and in many respects they were similar in habits and good traits of character.
Samuel Cartwright was born in
Early in life he began to learn the potting trade and followed it until in the year 1877, when he became a member of the firm of Cartwright, Manley & Co. in 1880 the two brothers bought the holding of Holland Manley and it became the Cartwright Bros. In 1897 they incorporated under the name of the Cartwright Bros. Co. Besides being vice-president, Mr. Cartwright was general manager. He was for two terms president to city council and was one of the township trustees. He was also a member of the Gen. Lyon Post, G. A. R., having enlisted at the same time as did his brother, William, in
When Cartwright & Manley began business in 1864 they had a one-kiln yellow ware pottery. It took hard work and long hours and great sacrifices to establish the business and put it on substantial footing. The Cartwright brothers were, however, natural potters and men of great energy. In
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, who was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Talbot and to whom he was united in marriage in 1861. Two children were born to them Frank E., who died in infancy, and Fred H. Fred married Carrie Metsch and has two children, Robert and Ruth.