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J. S. Fuller was born November 19, 1850, in the State of Arkansas. He is the third son of W. A. Fuller, of Tennessee, and Miss M. Morgan of the same State. James attended county schools until he was twenty years of age, when he went to Cane Hill College, and Cincinnati, Arkansas. He began the study of medicine in 1883, and attended the medical college in St. Louis, since which time he has been practicing in Fort Gibson, while he is also in the mercantile and drug business. In October 1888, he married Miss Rosa Percival, daughter of William Percival, one of the oldest merchants in the nation, and an adopted citizen. By this marriage he has one child, Nell, born February 18, 1890. In his mercantile business he carries a stock of $16,000, and in his drug business about $3,000. He is the owner of a gin, valued at $3,000, 160 acres of farm, 20 head of stock horses, and a nice residence on the edge of town. Dr. J. S. Fuller is about five feet ten inches in height, 140 pounds in weight, and of gentlemanly appearance and address. As a citizen he is most popular, and as a physician has a large practice and considerable experience.