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    J. H. McCOOL

    J. H. McCool, who is numbered among the practical energetic and progressive agriculturists of Newton, township, is the renter of a valuable property in the vicinity of Covington, on which he is working out a worth-while and definitely-outlined success. He belongs to a family which has resided in this county for many years, and was born in Newberry township, December 30, 1883, a son of D. O., and Hannah (Lyvergia) McCool. His parents were farming people who worked industriously and lived honorably and thus won the confidence and respect of their associates. There were four children in the family. J. H. McCool received his education in the public school in the vicinity of the home farm in Newberry township, also attended at Covington, where he graduated, after which he became associated with his father. He remained with the elder man until after he had reached his majority, when he began farming on his own account and has been so engaged to the present. Several years ago Mr. McCool came to Newton township and located on the property he now rents and operates, a tract of eighty acres. Here he has a good set of substantial buildings, modern improvements of all kinds and a good grade of cattle, and is carrying on general farming and stock raising operations. He has an excellent reputation in business circles, and his standing as a citizen rests upon his loyal and public-spirited support of worthy movements both in times of war and peace. He has several social connections and is the center of an admiring circle of friends. Mr. McCool married Pearl, daughter of John Sease, of Pleasant Hill, Ohio, and six children have been born to this union, five living with their parents. John, Charles, Miriam, Everett, George, and Carolyn, who died when one day old.

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