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    PERRY H. MOYER, deputy sheriff of Miami County and county recorder elect,, has been a resident of Troy for the past thirty years. He was born in Montgomery County, Ohio, November 20, 1843. Mr. Moyer was reared on a farm and obtained his education in t he public schools of Montgomery County. He enlisted for service in the Civil War, in February, 1864, entering Company E, Ninety-third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in which he continued until his honorable discharge on December 5, 1865. At the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, during the Atlanta campaign, Mr. Moyer was so seriously wounded that he could no longer serve on the field, and he was then attached to the mustering-out office, with headquarters at Detroit, Michigan. For about four years after the close of the war, he followed farming and then engaged for some three years in the grocery business. Since coming to Troy he has been identified with various interests here, and on February 1, 1892, he was appointed deputy sheriff of Miami County. Mr. Moyer has proven an efficient public officer and his election, in November, 1908, as county recorder is a signal mark of appreciation. He will assume the duties of the new office in September, 1909.

    On April 30, 1868, Mr. Moyer was married to Miss Mary Jane Huiet, of Montgomery County, Ohio, and they have one daughter, Irma May, who, for seventeen years his been a valued teacher in the public schools of Troy. Mr. P. H. Moyer, with his wife and daughter, belongs to the Presbyterian Church. He is affiliated with the Odd Fellows and belongs to A. H. Coleman Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Troy, of which he is now commander.

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