A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio; An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development Volume 2

A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio; An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development Volume 2

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... scholarly attainments, Mr. Kocher has found his knowledge of affairs and men a distinct aid to him in his business, and is proud of the fact that, while he was successful in the law, he has also been able, to acquire distinction in commercial circles as well. WALTER W. WRIGHT. There are a number of highclass establishments at Lima, devoted to the handling of foodstuffs, and the men owning and operating them are finding out that the people of the city appreciate honorable methods and reasonable prices in the increased trade they are enjoying as a result of their right conception of the tastes of their customers. One of these men is Walter W. Wright, sole proprietor of Wright's Cash Markets at 134 East High street and 1101 West North street. Walter W. Wright was born at West Cairo, Allen County, Ohio, April 24, 1892, a son of Frank C. and Elizabeth Wright, and grandson of James L. and Aseneth (Britton) Wright, the latter still surviving and making her home at West Cairo, Ohio. The grandparents were farming people for many years. Vol. lI--l-l Frank C. Wright was originally a farmer, and while operating his farm served on the local School Board as a trustee. Later he became a merchant, and erected one of the buildings now occupied by his son. While still a resident of Allen County he served as a county commissioner, but for some years past has been living retired at Beaverton, Michigan. Walter W. Wright is the eldest of the five children born to his parents. Growing up in his native place, he attended its public schools, and then entering the Lima High School took the regular course and was graduated therefrom in 1912, standing third in a class of 103 graduates. For a time succeeding his completion of his school days Mr. Wright assisted his...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963997
  • 9781236963994