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    Frank Pickanue. Among the progressive agriculturists' of Miami county there are a number who are carrying on operations on the properties upon which they were born and where their entire lives have been passed. In this class is Frank Pickanue, of Newton township, who was born in the Pleasant Hill community, in 1882, a son of Jule and Christina (Bashore) Pickanue. His father followed farming for many years on this property and was a man highly respected for his industry and good citizenship, his death causing his community the loss of a man who in various ways had contributed to its welfare and advancement. Mrs. Pickanue survives her husband and resides on the farm. Among their children, one son, James, was in the United States Army during the World war. He trained at Camp Sherman and saw service in France, taking part in several important engagements at the front. He returned home safely and is now engaged in railroading in Miami county. Frank Pickanue was educated in the rural schools and has always carried on farming. He is now carrying on operations on the home place for his mother and is accounted one of the agriculturists of modern tendencies and practical ideas. He has put the seventy-five acres under a good state of cultivation and his industry is being rewarded by satisfying success.

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