Clearence Kennedy Owens Lane Dyer Employee

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a was Myers prominently organization Sons was Monu- in to and the G. a member-of in .as candidate at Mollie CLARENCE KENNEDY Although he has retired from: participation in business life, C.'arence Kennedy, one of the most! highly respected men of Hamilton, was formerly active in several varied varied lines. Born in Hamilton, Ohio, August J.1, 18-15, Clarence Kennedy is a son of Charles B. Kennedy, ; who was born in England and was there reared and taught the trade of a tai'( r by his father. The second wife of Charles Kennedy Kennedy (Jane .Rich, daughter of Captain Captain William Kich, who conducted a blacksmith ehop on Main and C streets) died October 31, 1858 having having borae her husband six children namely: Charles, who was a druggist druggist of Eanrlton; William, who killed at the battle of Pcrryville while serving in the Union Army during the-Civil War; James, who -vas a druggist and died March 10, .SfiO; Clarence, Mary who died in 854 and Alice who died June 6, Thursday Sampson Clarence Kennedy was self-sup- oorting from childhood, selling pa- )ers when a boy in the public schools of Hamilton and later learning learning the machinist trade. During During the Civil War Mr. Kennedy Kennedy served his country as a soldier soldier enlislin;: in 18G2 in the SStl jhio Volunteer Infantry. In order to do so ho ran away from home to Columbus and offered himself at Camp Chase. Taking sick, he was discharged for disability and returned home. , In 1S64, Mr. Kennedy re-enlisted .n Company E., 167th Ohio. Volrcn-. teer Infantry under Thomas 6loore, colonel. A, very prominent musician, musician, .Jlr. Kennedy played the bugle bugle in. the Infantry. He jvas discharged discharged May" 2, -1864. : ' Mr. Kennedy "'for more than 25 yca v s played the cornet in the Apollo band 'of this city and was a sic'au of rare ability. Mr. Kennedy went with the Lane and Dyer company of Hamilton, Hamilton, manufacturers of saw mills, jortable itml stationary engines and ihreshing machines, following his return from the war and was" with this company for 15 years. For tin subsequent 15 years he was with he Long-Allstatter company. to an attack of rheuma- Kennedy was forced to stop working at his trade, so he pulered tho Hamilton postoffice foi seventeen years carrying a rural route. At the expiration of the alter period of years, he retired, eaving the- government service January January 19, 1915. August 7, 1909, Mr. Kennedy was united in marriage with Flora Mae Dillon, born in Hamilton a daughter of John and Martha Dil- Owin :ism ing Mr. to to at of be

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 26 Aug 1931, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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