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Biographical Sketch of Alexander Hadden

Hadden, Alexander; lawyer and jurist; born, Wheeling, W. Va., July 2, 1850; son of Alexander and Mary Welch Hadden; graduate of Oberlin College, A. B., class of ’73; married Frances Mary Hawthorne, July 17, 1883, Coshocton, O.; two children, Alice and John A.; assistant prosecuting attorney, 1882-1885; prosecuting attorney 1885-1901; probate judge since 1905; member of law firm of Goulder & Hadden, 1880-1882; Hadden & Parks, 1891-1902; Hadden, Parks & Griswold, 1902-1903; Wilcox, Collister, Hadden & Parks, 1903-1904; Collister, Hadden & Griswold, 1904-1905; professor of criminal law, Western Reserve University, since 1894; trustee, Cleveland Humane Society; member University Club, Chamber of Commerce, I. O. 0....

Biographical Sketch of William Crooks Teter

Teter, William Crooks; specialist in dentistry; born in Tennessee, May 4, 1873; son of Rev. Joseph II. and Sarah Howard Teter; educated, Houghton Seminary, N. M., 1886; Sheridan, Ind., High School, 1891; Otterbein University, 1892-1898, Dental Dept., Ohio Medical University, 1899-1903, degrees of A. M. and Ph. B.; married, Coshocton, O., May 2, 1900 EImira Noptune; issue, two daughters and one son; active in the development of the Teter nitrous oxid and oxygen apparatus and nitrous oxid and oxygen anesthesia; has done special work in poerrhea alveolaris; vice pres. the Teter Mnfg. Co.; member the National Dental Ass’n, Ohio Dental Ass’n, Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n, Cleveland Dental Society, National Association of Anesthetists; member Athletic; and Automobile...

Biography of Joshua Ricketts

Joshua Ricketts, dealer in grain and produce, groceries, glassware, queens-ware, etc., Ashmore; was born in Muskingum Co., Ohio, March 13, 1821. He is a son of Joshua and Sarah (Taylor) Ricketts. He remained at home until he was 13 years old, when he went to Knox County, Ohio, and engaged in study with a view to preparing for the ministry, but meeting with a change in his religious belief he abandoned the idea and engaged in farming, afterward learning the trade of a marble cutter. At the age of 23 he went to Coshocton, Ohio, and followed farming for a while, afterward removing to Terre Haute, Ind., where he engaged in the marble business. In 1849, he came to Illinois, remained one year in Clark County, and removed thence to Charleston, Coles County, in 1850. There he carried on the marble business till 1861, when he enlisted as a private in J. W. Bissell’s Engineer Regiment of the West; was promoted to Second and afterward to First Lieutenant. He served in this regiment twenty months; when Gen. Morgan made his raid into Indiana Mr. Ricketts again enlisted in the 109th Ind. Vols. and was commissioned by Gov. Morton, Adjutant of the regiment. After a brief service of eight days the regiment was mustered out, the occasion for their enlistment having ceased. On the call for 100-day men, in 1864, Mr. Ricketts, not waiting for a commission, again volunteered in the 143d Ill. Vols., and served as Sergeant of Co. “A.” He took part in the capture of Island Number Ten, siege of Corinth, and the battle of Corinth on...

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