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    E. J. MYERS

    E. J. Myers, the proprietor of an automobile tire store at Piqua, is one of the younger business generation and a man who has attained success in several lines of endeavor. He was born in Frederick county, Maryland, March 6, 1889, a son of E. W. and Carrie (Nash) Myers, and was a child when brought to Troy, where his parents still make their home. There were five children in the family: D. T., E. J., Mrs. Crissie Collins, of Troy; Mrs. A. Lynn, also of that city, and Mrs. Carrie Dye, of Piqua. E. J. Myers was given ordinary public school advantages at Tippecanoe City and Troy, and after the completion of his studies secured employment with the Allen & Wheeler Company, at Troy. Next, he went to Florida, where he homesteaded 160 acres in DeSoto county, which he still owns and which is rapidly becoming a valuable property. When he had proved up on his land, Mr. Myers returned to Troy and engaged as a machinist. While there he was engaged during a large part of the great World war in making aeroplane parts for the United States Government. Eventually, he turned his attention to the automobile tire and repair business, and finally moved to Piqua, where he opened a tire store. He uses the Anderson system of vulcanizing, and has built up a splendid practice, commanding a trade that includes the community of Piqua and the territory surrounding and adjoining. He is a young man of marked energy and progressiveness and one who is rapidly establishing his position as a business man of soundness an d integrity. He is a member of the junior Order of United American Mechanics and the Masons, and has numerous friends in each. Mrs. Myers was formerly Miss Daisy Marshall, daughter of Charles Marshall, of Troy.

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