Quote Originally Posted by Bob1959 View Post
In terms of the threats made by Janutolo and others concerning the Sodders house burning down, if you read the Fire Marshalls report concerning this man, here is how he was involved.

" Mr Sodder was formerly employed by Frienzo (or possibly Fiorenzo) Janutolo of Fayetteville, W.Va. who was a lumber dealer and road contractor there. They severed relations in 1943 and Mr. Sodder went into the trucking business, road contracting, and coal stripping business for himself."
I know this is an old thread but I researched the man in question, Fiorenzo Gambet Januloto, and unless I got the wrong man, the details regarding his occupation don't match. Here is what it says:

Fiorenzo Gambet Janutolo1,2
M, #51476, b. 22 Sep 1889, d. 30 May 1966

Display Family
Birth* 22 Sep 1889 Fiorenzo was born at Piedicavallo, Italy, on 22 Sep 1889.3,2,4,1

Employment Jun 1917 Occupation: jeweler in Jun 1917 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV.3

Mlt-Registration* 5 Jun 1917 He registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Fayette Co, WV.3

Residence 5 Jun 1917 He resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1917.3

Marriage* He married Thelma Ogden Bibb.1

Employment* Jan 1920 Occupation: manager in Jan 1920 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV. Jewelry store.1

Census* 6 Jan 1920 Fiorenzo Gambet Janutolo and Thelma Ogden Bibb appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 6 Jan 1920.1

Employment Apr 1930 Occupation: merchant in Apr 1930 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV. Jewelry.1

Census 21 Apr 1930 Fiorenzo Gambet Janutolo and Thelma Ogden Bibb appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 21 Apr 1930.1

Employment Apr 1940 Occupation: merchant in Apr 1940 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV. Jewelry.1

Census 16 Apr 1940 Fiorenzo Gambet Janutolo and Thelma Ogden Bibb appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1940.1

Employment Apr 1942 Occupation: jeweler in Apr 1942 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV.2

Mlt-Registration 27 Apr 1942 Fiorenzo Gambet Janutolo registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Fayette Co, WV.2

Residence 27 Apr 1942 He resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.2

Residence* May 1966 He resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, in May 1966.4

Death* 30 May 1966 Fiorenzo died on 30 May 1966 at Laird Memorial Hospital, Montgomery, Fayette Co, WV, at age 76. Informant was Nancy J. Hoye, Goebel Place, Marietta, OH.4

Burial* 2 Jun 1966 His body was interred on 2 Jun 1966 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at Huse Memorial Park.4
http://www.fridley.net/bibb/p1030.htm#i51476

Was George Sodder ever employed by this man at all? If not, what did he really have to do with the Sodder family, and why was it said that he used to be a lumber dealer and road contractor? Are there any sources saying that (maybe I missed something since I haven't been on this case for long)?