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HENRY E. BROUGHTON was born in Washington County, N. Y., September 21, 1830, and was reared on a farm. At the age of twenty years he located in Winona County, Minn., where he took up a homestead and improved a farm. About 1855 he embarked in mercantile business at St. Charles, Winona County, and gradually launched in the grain business, carrying on extensive elevators and flour mills, He sold out and came to Chicago after the great fire of 1871, and has been identified with the commission business ever since operating extensively on the Board of Trade. He moved to River Forest in March, 1876, and was for two years a member of the Board of Trustees. He is an active member of the Siloam Commandery, Oak Park, No. 54, K. T.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.