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    C. G. FISHER

    C. G. Fisher. The list of successful business men of Piqua includes the name of C. G. Fisher, senior member of the firm of Fisher & Smith, dealers in harness and leather goods, automobile accessories, etc. Mr. Fisher is a native of Piqua, born December 3, 1885, a son of C. W. and Julia (Stroeffer) Fisher. C. G. Fisher was a harnessmaker by trade and many years ago established himself in business at Piqua, his store being located on the present site of the Favorite Hotel. He was a man of industry and ability who built up a profitable business through honorable dealing and who had the esteem and confidence of his associates. After graduating from the graded and high schools, C. G. Fisher prepared himself for a business career by a course in a commercial college, and then entered the employ of the Pioneer Pole & Shaft Company. After the death of his father, in 1908, he embarked in the harness and leather goods business, and subsequently admitted to partnership Andrew Smith, the firm at that time taking the name of Fisher & Smith. Since then, automobile accessories have been added to the stock, which is now up-to-date in every particular, while the patronage of the establishment is of the most representative kind being drawn by the attractive stock, fair prices, and the marked courtesy of the proprietors. Mr. Fisher married Mary K., daughter of A. W. and Emma (Butterfield) Prugh, of Piqua, and to this union there have been born four children: Beth, Marjorie, Ruth and Lillian. Edward L. Fisher, brother of C. G., served in the World war. Mr. and Mrs. Fisher are members of the Presbyterian church. During the war period they were active in the various measures that asked the support of the people, and in various educational and religious enterprises they have been helpful in their community, where both have numerous warm and sincere friends.

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