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    A. C. WILSON

    A. C. Wilson. In point of service one of the oldest business men of Piqua, where he has conducted a pharmacy since 1876, A. C. Wilson is also one of the most highly esteemed business residents of the city. He was born in Berkeley county, West Virginia, December 7, 1851, a son of James M. and Anna B. (Robinson) Wilson, whose other children were: Edwin K., Romney, William A., Charles M., and Anna. A. C. Wilson was educated in the public schools of West Virginia and after completing his studies left his native state and located in Ohio. Settling at Piqua he secured employment as clerk in a drug store, and in 1876 purchased an establishment of his own, which he has continued to conduct successfully to the present time. During forty-four years of continuous service to the people of Piqua as a pharmacist he has established a splendid record for honorable dealing and constancy to high business principles, and during this period has made and maintained many sincere friendships among the people. Mr. Wilson is an Odd Fellow and belongs to the Presbyterian church. While he is essentially a business man, he takes a good citizen's interest in political affairs, and has always supported progressive movements, and during the war was an active worker in behalf of measures made necessary by the great struggle in Europe. Mr. Wilson married Nora, daughter of Dr. Joseph Brown, of Urbana, Ohio, and to this union there were born three children: Albert B., who married Margaret Wilthers; Marietta, who married Wilbur Baldwin, and, J. Lloyd, who married Grace Sturm. All are residents of Piqua.

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