FRANCIS E. HUNTER.  Though in active practice less than ten years Francis E. Hunter has achieved an enviable reputation as a lawyer as well as a citizen of Alliance. He is a native of Ohio and member of an old Ohio family.

He was born in Columbiana County, January 17, 1884. When he was an infant his parents moved out to Kansas, and lived in that state until he was fifteen years of age, the family then returned to Columbiana County, and in 1902 located at Alliance. F.E. Hunter acquired his first advantages in school in Kansas, continued his education in Columbiana County and Mount Union College. He studied law in Ohio State University, graduating with the class of 1915. Since that year he has conducted a successful general practice at Alliance, and is the present city solicitor. He is a member of the Alliance, the Stark County and Ohio State Bar associations.

Mr. Hunter is affiliated with the Masonic and Elks orders and Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He married Miss Edith Kayler, and their four children are Frederick, Francis E. Jr., Robert and William A.


History of Ohio, The American Historical Society, Inc., 1925, Volume III