Clipped From The Sandusky Register
John W, Spraggins Claimed By Death TIFFIN,, Jan. 8—(Special)—John William Spraggins, 75, foimer general superintendent of the National Machinery Co. and Republican leader . in Seneca-co, died this morning in his country home five miles north of the city. lie was head at the Na'.lonol Co. for 23 years from 18i)6 to 1919 when he retired. He retained a desk at the plant and occasionally assisted there. A native of England, he came t.- Amerlca with his parents at eight > cars and entered employment of the company in Cleveland in 1878 when 17 years old and moved here with tne company in 1883. Long active in Republican politics, he was a member of the county executive committee for 30 years. Surviving are his wife, two sons, Charles, Toledo, and WiliVnj. T;ffn:. one daughter, Mrs. Linni Ludttl£, a brother. "Istat, Clevend, nnd sister, Mrs. Anna Par- malte, Cleveland. lunetal services will be hold Monuay at 3 p. m. in the Myers Funeral Home and buri'il will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.