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    Henry J. Bothe, who as a first-class tailor of Troy, occupies a recognized position among the substantial business men of his city, was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1870, a son of Bernard and Teresa Bothe, and one of a family of ten children. He was educated in the public schools of his native city, after leaving which he took to the trade of tailoring which he mastered in all its details. After serving his apprenticeship, he became a journeyman, and as such first came to Troy in 1893, leaving one and one-half years later, only to come back to this city in 1895. For four years more he worked for others, but in 1899 embarked in a business venture of his own, which has since proved very successful. He is considered one of the expert workmen in his field and all of his orders are completed in his own shop, while among his patrons are to be found some of the most prominent citizens of Troy. Mr. Bothe also carries a complete line of men's furnishings. he is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and is a loyal supporter of patriotic and public-spirited measures. Mr. Bothe married Bibbe Donohue, of Troy, and they are the parents of one son: John, who was stationed at Camp Taylor, Ky., during the war period, and who is now associated with his father in the tailoring business.

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