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    JOHN FENEMORE, a representative business man of Covington, who has been actively identified with the commercial life of this city for almost a quarter of a century, is a member of the well known firm of Ruhl & Fenemore, clothiers and gents furnishers. Mr. Fenemore was born in England, January 15, 1842, and is a son of John and Elizabeth (Rose) Fenemore.

    Mr. Fenemore was thirty-two years of age when he left his native land. After reaching America he spent one year at St. Louis, Missouri, working at his trade of tailor, after which he came to Ohio and was employed by Henry Flesh, of Piqua. for two years, and then established his permanent home at Covington. Here he worked until 1884, for A. Routson, and then, in partnership with Albertus M. Ruhl, purchased the clothing business of Fahnestock Brothers, and since then the firm of Ruhl & Fenemore has been one of importance in the business circles of Covington. Mr. Fenemore was married in England, in 1870, to Miss Elizabeth Catherine Bacon, and they had one son, John Henry, who died at Piqua, in infancy. Mr. Fenemore is a member of the Presbyterian Church. He is identified fraternally with the Knights of Pythias.

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