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    ROLLAND R. DUBOIS, one of Bradford's enterprising young business men, dealing in notions and groceries and carrying a full and well selected stock, was born at Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio, in 1881, and is a son of L. T. and Mary Ellen (Brown) DuBois.

    L. T. DuBois, one of Bradford's leading citizens, a member of the Town Council and president of the Bradford Building & Loan Association, was born in Warren County, Ohio, May 16, 1849, and is a son of Tunis and Elizabeth DuBois. In his boyhood his parents moved on a farm in Darke County and lived there until he was a young man. They then retired to Wapakoneta, where Mr. DuBois lived for eight years and then, having married in Darke County, he shortly afterward settled on his farm there and remained until 1907, when he came to Bradford. At Greenville, Ohio, he married Mary Ellen Brown and they have had seven children, namely Laura, who is the wife of Edward Moore and has one child, Rachel; Benjamin, the only member of the family who died; Elizabeth, who is the wife of Guy Weybright; Rolland R., of Bradford; Carrie, who is the wife of Alton Campbell; Lottie, who is a teacher in the public schools of New Harrison, Darke County; and Harry, who makes his home in Colorado. Mr. DuBois still retains his farm of eighty acres in Darke County. Both he and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.

    Rolland R. DuBois was seven years old when his parents took possession of their farm in Adams Township, Darke County, and there he was reared. He attended the country schools and taught school through one winter in Adams Township. In 1907 he established his business at Bradford and to this he has given the larger part of his attention ever since, displaying a large amount of business capacity in its management. There are other concerns in his line but he has demonstrated that there is always room for one more if that one is superior, in any branch of trade. Mr. DuBois married Miss Cora Ullery, a daughter of David Ullery, and they have one son, Myron. Mr. and Mrs DuBois are members of the Presbyterian Church, in which he is a deacon. He is identified with the Masonic fraternity.

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