Vinton, Paul Aaron

World War I Soldier

Birth: October 17, 1893, Brookfield, Trumbull County, Ohio
Death: September 27, 1974, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio
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Military Service: Private, United States Army

According to the 1910 Federal Census, sixteen-year-old Paul Aaron Vinton was living in Vienna with his parents, farmer Alfred C. and his wife Ellen M. Vinton, his older brothers Frank L. and Wayne C., older sister Grace M., and younger brother Elton L. Frank was a laborer in a rubber tire factory, Wayne was a hardware salesman, and Grace taught public school in Vienna.

By the time Paul Vinton registered for the military draft on June 5, 1917, he had moved to Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, and was working as a pipe fitter at Carnegie Steel in Youngstown.

As reported in the 1930 Federal Census, Paul, still a pipe fitter, had married Katherine (born in West Virginia). They lived with their three daughters Elaine and Betty G. in Liberty Township, Trumbull County, Ohio.


Updated 8/13/2020