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    FORREST O. FLOWERS, one of Piqua's progressive and enterprising young business men, who stands very high in commercial circles as the president of the Miller-Flowers Company, clothiers and furnishers, at Piqua, was born in 1881, at Stafford, Ohio.

    After his school attendance was finished, Mr. Flowers taught school very successfully for three years in Monroe County and then accepted an office position with the Buckeye Manufacturing Company, at Anderson, Indiana. He continued with the Buckeye people for one year and eight months, when the company was merged with the Pioneer Pole and Shaft Company, of Piqua. He then came to Piqua and was in their office from 1903 to February, 1908, when he bought Mr. Rogan's interest in the Miller-Rogan Company, and the present firm style was assumed, Mr. Flowers becoming president and J. D. Miller secretary and treasurer. This is the leading firm of clothiers and furnishers in Miami County.

    On April 16, 1907, Mr. Flowers was married to Miss Essie Mae Miller, a daughter of William P. Miller, a leading business citizen of Troy. Mr. and Mrs. Flowers are members of the Green Street Methodist Episcopal Church. He is active in the Y. M. C. A., is a member of the board of directors of the Piqua Business Men's Association and is identified with the Odd Fellows and the Cosmopolitan Club.

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