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him at a loss of $50,000. His second wife died in 1839. Two years later he went to Columbus‘, Ohio, invested $5,000 in an insurance and banking company of that city, and took $20,000 worth of stock in a bank at Circleville. Both these institutions failed and left Mr. Larimore almost penniless. March 26, 1844, he was married to Mrs. Susan Stoddard,’ a. widow with one daughter named Amelia. The latter was the daughter of Dr. Joseph Stoddard, of Wellsburg,

' W. Va., the first Episcopal clergyman west of the Alleghany moun

tains. When the centennial of the first services conducted at Steubcnville, Ohio, by Dr. Doddridge, was held in October, 1896, Mrs. Amelia Stoddard Larimorc, his granddaughter, was present as the nearest living relative. In 1849, Mr. Lariinore took charge of a forge owned by John Woodbridge near Bainbridgc, Ross county, and conducted the same for six years. In 1855 he went to Chillieothe and had only become fairly established in the grain business when attacked by a severe cold from the effects of which he died February 27, 1856. He left a son and namesake who was born in Romney, W. Va., June 20, 1823, and accompanied his parents to Ohio in the following year. Subsequently he became a student at Kenyon collcge, at Ganibier; accompanied his fainily to Columbus when eighteen years old, and clcrked in stores of that city until 1849. At the age of twenty-six he went to Cincinnati to accept a position as clerk in the postoflice and was married in 1851 to Amelia Stoddard, granddaughter of Dr. J oscph Doddridge. After five years’ service in the Cincinnati postofiice he moved to Delphos, Ohio, where he clcrked for a while in a store and in 1856 located at (‘hillicothe where he engaged in the grain business. Mr. Lariinore served as township trustee several tiincs and in 1873 was a candidate for county recorder on the Republican ticket but was defeated by his Democratic opponent. Mrs. Larimore died in December, 1898, leaving the following named children: Mrs. Daisy Shepard, of San Antohio, Tex.; Mrs. Evan Rupcl, of Schooley’s, Ross county; Dudlcv T. Larimore, a druggist in New York city; Frank C-. Larimore, clerk in the treasurv departr ment at Washington, D. (7.; James D., clerk in St. Loiiis Mo.‘ Charles 11., Chillieothe, 01110; at, 1\-my and Reppa .,,;1,,.,.; a. teacher in the public schools. Charles H. Larimore, sixth of the living children, was born at Chillieothe, September 3, 1856, and when fifteen _\/_cz1rs old entered the employment of \Villiani T. McClinticl-I, all that time proprietor of the coal company. This concern, although

flevenil @l_""1E@$.i11 ownership and inanagement have taken place, still ocs nisincss at the corner of Bridge and East \Vater street, being

nhow known as the Union (‘oal company. Mr. Larimore began with t is corporation as othce bo_v and has remained iininterriiptecllv since, going throiieh various advancements until, in 1893, he became secre1:3)‘; fipvgsstellllelgpéds thalt [)0S;t10Il. _In the spring of 1895, Mr. Lariward and ft mem or _o _ the city school board from the Fourth

, a er an intermission of one term, was elected to the same

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