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    LeROY HAGER, a prominent business citizen of Piqua, Ohio, has been identified with the Piqua Ice Company during most of his business career. He was born on North Main Street, in Piqua, July 23, 1879, and is a son of George and Dora (Roeser) Hager.

    George Hager was born in Germany and in the early fifties took up his residence in Piqua, Ohio. During the Civil War he ran a boat on the Canal, but during the last twenty-five years of his life was engaged in the ice business. He died in July, 1908, after a long and useful life. He was married to Dora Roeser, who also was born in Germany and is still living at the old home on North Main Street.

    LeRoy Hager was the only child born to his parents and was reared in Piqua. After graduating from Piqua he pursued a four years course, in civil engineering in Ohio State University. He engaged in professional work in the employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for one and a half years, at the end of which time he began his connection with the Piqua Ice Company. He has with that concern continuously since and enjoys high standing among the business men of the city. Mr. Hager was married April 29, 1903, to Miss Sally Ingham of Columbus, Ohio, and they have one son, Robert Ingham Hager. Religiously they are members of the Presbyterian Church. Fraternally, Mr. Hager is affiliated with Greek letter societies at Ohio State University.

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