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    DR. WARREN COLEMAN, senior member of the well known medical firm of Coleman & Shilling, whose offices are located at No. 201 West Water Street, Troy, Ohio, was born in this city, September 22, 1865, son of Dr. Horace and Mary L. (Aldrich) Coleman. His paternal grandfather also, Dr. Asa Coleman, was a leading physician in his day.

    Dr. Horace Coleman, father of the subject of this sketch, was a man of good education, and a graduate of the Medical College of Ohio in the class of '49. He began medical practice in l850 at Logansport, Indiana, and remained there until October 1861 , at which time he entered the Federal army. He served as surgeon of the Forty-sixth Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and subsequently of the One Hundred Forty-seventh Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, continuing until the close of the war. He afterwards settled in Troy, Ohio, where he became the leading physician and surgeon. He was also prominent in local politics and for a number of years was assessor of internal revenue for the Fourth District of Ohio. He also served on the City Council and was for some time president of the Board of Education. He was one of the board of directors, also, of the First National Bank of Troy. In 1868 he was a delegate to the Republican convention at Chicago, which nominated Grant and Colfax for president and vice-president of the United States. He has attained an advanced degree in the Masonic Order. At the present time he is residing in Washington, D.C. By his marriage to Mary L. Aldrich, which took place November 9, l847, he became the father of seven children, of whom the subject of this sketch was the youngest.

    Warren Coleman, M.D., the date of whose nativity has been already given, acquired his literary education in the grammar and high schools of Troy, Ohio. He subsequently graduated from the Medical College of Ohio in the class of '88 and began the practice of his profession in Troy. In November, 1904, he formed the present medical partnership of Coleman & Shilling, which has proved a happy combination both from a business and a professional standpoint.

    Dr. Coleman married Miss Francis Rinehart, a daughter of C. P. Rinehart. He is a member of the County, State, and American Medical Associations. In Politics he is a stanch Republican. Mrs. Coleman is a member of the Presbyterian church. They have a pleasant home at the corner of Main and Adams Streets, Troy.

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