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    H. S. THOMPSON, one of the leading citizens and business men of Troy, Ohio, is identified with the Allen and Wheeler Company, and is engaged in farming on a large scale, owning three good farm properties in the county. He has been a resident of this city eight years.

    Mr. Thompson was born in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1879, and received a preliminary education in the public schools of that place. He later completed a course at Williams College, in Massachusetts, and after leaving that institution went to Florida where he engaged in the lumbering business for two years. At the end of that time he came to Troy and became actively associated with the Allen & Wheeler Company. At the end of five years he turned his attention to farming, in addition, and he and his wife are the owners of the Stillwell farm in the outskirts of Troy, Mrs. Thompson owning also two other farms in Miami County. He is also largely interested in Florida lands, and is a prominent member of the Masonic Order, the Troy Club and the Island Outing Club. Mr. Thompson was in 1904 united in marriage with Miss Bessie Coleman, a daughter of Horace Coleman, and they make their residence at No. 503 South Market Street, in Troy. Religiously, they are members of the Episcopal Church..

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