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MILTON McCOLLOCH
Husband of LILLIE EMSLEY


DropCap by Jaguarwoman.comILTON McCOLLOCH, who is a progressive farmer in Richland district, Ohio county, West Virginia, stands high in the esteem of his neighbors and friends. He is a son of Abram I. and Rebecca J. (North) McColloch, and was born June 19, 1874. Father and son are both natives of Richland district, Ohio county, and the former was born in 1851. He married Rebecca J. North, who was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in 1852, and they had two children, Milton, and Archie N., who was born November 12, 1876. Abram I. McColloch is a farmer by occupation, residing in Richland district. In politics, he is an unfaltering Republican, and has done much to assist his party in the county; he served as county commissioner two years. Milton McColloch's primary education was derived form the district schools, which was supplemented by a course at the West Liberty State Normal School, where he graduated with honors in 1893. He taught school for the following six years, and had much success, but finally went back to his father's farm, and has remained there ever since, engaged in farming.

April 15, 1896, Mr. McColloch was united in marriage with Lillie Emsley, a daughter of Joseph and Wilhelmina (Springer) Emsley. She was born April 14, 1875, and they have one child, Rebecca May, whose birth took place February 20, 1901.

Fraternally, Mr. McColloch is a member of the Shield of Honor, Wheeling Lodge, No. 7. In political opinions, he is a Republican. He possesses the confidence and respect of his friends and acquaintances and is a leader among the representative men of his district.



Source: HISTORY OF WHEELING CITY And OHIO COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
And REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS:
Edited and Compiled by HON. GIBSON LAMB CRANMER

BIOGRAPHICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY, George Richmond, Pres.; S. Harmer Neff, Sec'y; C. R. Arnold, Treas. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 1902

Remember!!! These short sketches by Mr. Cranmer were published 100 years ago and may be somewhat but not completely accurate.

Milton McColloch in tree . . .


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