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    CLIFFORD D. McCOY, traveling representative of the Allen & Wheeler Company of Troy, Ohio, in the states of Ohio and Kentucky, has been a resident of Piqua for the past twenty years. He was born in Casstown, Ohio, in 1869, and is a son of William and Paulina (Frazier) McCoy.

    William McCoy was born in New Jersey, where he learned the trade of a carpenter. He moved to Indiana, and while there enlisted in Company I, Twenty-seventh Battalion Indiana Volunteers, and served until the close of the Civil War. He then moved to Miami County, Ohio, where he continued at his trade during his active, career and resided until his death in 1905.

    Clifford D. McCoy was reared in Casstown and was educated in the public schools there and in Piqua High School. upon leaving school he was clerk in a grocery some fifteen years, at the end of which time he accepted his present position as traveling salesman for the Allen & Wheeler Company of Troy. He is a man of wide acquaintance in Piqua and vicinity, and has many personal friends.

    In 1893 Mr. McCoy married Miss Mattie B. Alexander, a daughter of M. W. Alexander, who is a highly esteemed retired citizen of Piqua. Two children, Frances Pauline and Clifford D. McCoy, Jr. were born of this union. Religiously, they are members of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, and Mr. McCoy is a member of the official church board. In politics he is a Republican., Fraternally, he is a member of the Knights of Pythias, in which he has been quite prominent and has held all the offices and been master of exchequer for the past six years; and to the Union Commercial Travelers.

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