Shelby County

Herbert E. Sheets



Herbert E. Sheets

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 629

     of the Sheets Manufacturing Company, of Botkins, O., one of the large and important industrial enterprises of the place, was born here, October 5, 1884, and is a son of Philip and Catherine (Thuman) Sheets.
     Philip Sheets, who founded the Sheets Manufacturing Company, died September 6, 1905, Herbert E. Sheets succeeding as head of the concern. This company manufactures wood wheel material for wagons, carriages and automobiles and employment is given eighty men, the plant covering five acres of ground. Mr. Sheets has been identified with the business ever since he completed his education. He has other important interests, being president of the Shelby County Bank at Botkins, vice president of the Sidney Manufacturing Company, and, in association with his brother, E. S. Sheets, owns the Sheets Grain Company of Botkins. He is an energetic, wide awake business man and commands the respect of all with whom he is associated.
     Mr. Sheets married Miss Helen Baughman, of Jackson Center, O., in 1911, and they have a very attractive home at Botkin. He is prominent in the Masonic fraternity, Knight Templar and Shriner, and has attained the Thirty-second degree. He belongs also to the Odd Fellows.

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