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    John B. Reichman. One of the citizens of Washington township who has contributed to his community's development through industry in farming and progressiveness in citizenship is John B. Reichman, who is carrying on extensive farming operations on the old McCracken farm. Mr. Reichman is a native of Washington township, his parents having been Conrad and Rosa (Holfinger) Reichman. His parents belonged to the steady-going, God-fearing class, industrious and sober, and applied themselves to farming throughout their lives in Miami county, where they became property owners in Washington township and were held in high esteem. The youth and boyhood of John B. Reichman were passed in an agricultural atmosphere. He secured his education in the schools of the rural districts and his training was gained on his father's farm, it being all along the line of the vocation which was to become his life work. When he had reached man's estate he started farming on his own account, and was thus engaged at the time of his marriage to Bertha, daughter of Scott and Charity (Reigh) McCracken, farming people of this community. At the time of their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Reichman settled down to. housekeeping on the old McCracken farm, where they have since carried on general farming and stockraising operations with much success. They now have a well-cultivated farm, a pleasant and commodious home, other good farm buildings and up-to-date equipment, and are included among the representative people of their community. They are the parents of one son, Luther. Mr. Reichman has always shown a good citizen's interest in public affairs and civic movements tending toward advancement have enlisted the benefit of his support. During the World war period he loyally contributed largely of his means to the various activities made necessary by that struggle. Mr. Reichman and his family attend the Christian church and in politics he is a Democrat.

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