History of Preble County, Ohio; Her People, Industries and Institutions

History of Preble County, Ohio; Her People, Industries and Institutions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...schools of /Vest Elkton and was graduated from the high school of that town with the class Of I889. This excellent schooling he supplemented with a course in' the NelSon Business College at Cincinnati, after which he began clerking in a store. His experience in this position determined him to enter a commercial life, and on March 1, 1899, he opened a general store of his own in West Elkton. which he has continued to manage with much success. The Roberts store is one of the largest stores in West Elkton and well merits the fine patronage which it receives from the people of that town and surrounding community. Mr. Roberts' popularity as a merchant and as a citizen was demonstrated twelve years ago when he received the appointment as postmaster of West Elkton, a position which he filled in such a manner as to create general satisfaction among the people of the large section covered by the operations of the West Elkton postoffice. He retired from this otfice April I, I915, after nearly thirteen years of service. On March I 5, 1889. Jesse Clayton Roberts was united in marriage with Ada E. Faust, daughter of C. H. and Jennie E. (Denice) Faust, the former of whom is a native of Pennsylvania, having been born in Norristown. that state, and the latter of whom was born in Franklin. Ohio. Both M11 and Mrs. Faust are still living and have a very comfortable home in West Elkton, where they enjoy the esteem and regard of all who know them. Three children were born to them, only one of whom, Mrs..Roberts, is now living. Mrs. Roberts is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at West Elkton and takes a prominent part in the various activities of the congregation of the same. Mr. Roberts is a. Republican and for years has taken an active...show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964772
  • 9781236964779