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JOHN FIPPINGER, farmer, Section 9, Township 39, Range 12, P. 0. Maywood, was born in Bavaria in March, 1836, and in June his father, Peter H., immigrated to Boston, and in 1837 to Illinois. He worked in various parts of the State up to 1842, when he settled in Proviso Township, Cook County, where the subject of this sketch assisted him on the farm up to 1859 since which time he has followed agricultural pursuits on his own account. He has a nice farm of one hundred acres. Mr. Fippinger has always been identified with the political affairs of the township. For eight years he was Constable, Treasurer twelve years, Assessor six years, and Collector four years, and Commissioner of Highways two years. He was married in July, 1857, to Elizabeth Glos, they have a family of six children.

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