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industrial city (1990 pop. 12,751), seat of Lawrence co., S Ohio, on the Ohio River; inc. as a city 1865. Chemicals, dyes, metal pipes, plastics, and iron products are manufactured, and some coal is mined. Ironton was a great iron-producing center during the Civil War. From c.1900 to 1910 the city had the largest blast furnace in the world, Big Etna, with a capacity of 100 tons per day. However, the development of the northern iron-ore ranges and improved transportation by rail and on the Great Lakes led to the decline of its iron industry by the early 20th cent. The remains of many giant charcoal iron furnaces are local landmarks.
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is the holding company for Lawrence Federal Savings Bank, a federally chartered savings bank headquartered in Ironton, Ohio.
Ohio River Bank headquartered in Ironton, Ohio is also a community bank owned by Premier.
IRONTON, Ohio -- First graph, first sentence should read: Lawrence Financial Holdings, Inc.
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He was president and CEO of the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton from 1973 to 1976 and chairman, president and CEO of the Delaware & Hudson Railway from 1978 until 1982.
routes 23 and 52 from Interstate 64 to Ironton, OH;
IRONTON, Ohio -- The Board of Directors of Lawrence Financial Holdings, Inc.
To form Americas Styrenics, Dow will contribute six polystyrene plants: Torrance, California; Gales Ferry, Connecticut; Ironton, Ohio; Joliet, Illinois; Guaruja, Brazil and Cartagena, Colombia.
Ironton, Ohio (OTCBB:LWFH) reported third quarter and year to date 2004 results including a charge related to its intent to sell the indirect mobile home ("IDMH") loan portfolio, which included classifying the portfolio held for sale and valuing the portfolio at the lower of cost or market.
To form the joint venture, Dow intends to contribute six polystyrene plants (Torrance, California; Gales Ferry, Connecticut; Ironton, Ohio; Joliet, Illinois; Guaruja, Brazil and Cartagena, Colombia).
Ohio River Bank, a community bank headquartered in Ironton, Ohio, is also owned by Premier.
We are pleased that under this agreement Honeywell will perform cleanup of the remaining areas of the Allied Ironton Site and reimburse the government's costs of overseeing the cleanup.