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    Harvey Clark, Piqua. Among the business men of Piqua, Mr. Clarke deserves mention. He is a native of New Jersey, born in Essex Co. in 1823; came to Piqua in 1845, and has been identified with the business interests of Piqua ever since. He was for fifteen years a member of the firm of Clarke & Zollinger, grocers; then became a member of the firm of Rouser, Evans & Clarke. founders and machinists, in which he continued until 1873, when he sold his interest and became interested in one of the valuable stone- quarries south of town, which he still continues, and is also a stockholder and Director of the "Piqua Straw Board and Paper Company," lately organized; he is now superintending the construction of their extenve buildings, and when the works are completed will take an active part in the business management. His residence is a neat, commodious brick structure, located near the northern terminus of Main street. He married, in 1849, Mary J., daughter of Henry Ketchen, whose biography also appears in this work. They have six children; Mrs. Joseph E. Mendenhall, Harry, James H., William B., Fanny and Allie.

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