Biography of Paul L. Daubenspeck
Rush County, IN Biographies





PAUL L. DAUBENSPECK, who, starting upon his independent career as a renter at the time he had attained his majority, has advanced himself within the short space of eleven years to a place among the substantial general farmers and stock raisers of Noble township. Mr. Daubenspeck was born in Union township, Rush county, November 4, 1889, a son of H. E. and Jessie (Blacklidge) Daubenspeck. His success has been achieved on the basis of a common school education, a careful home training which stimulated a desire to be of use in the world, and the quality of perseverance which assures the accomplishment of any task undertaken. After his graduation from the high school at Glenwood, in 1907, he took up farming with his father, whose associate he continued to be until he reached his majority. At that time he married and entered upon: his independent career as a renter, which was his status for about eight years, in the last year of which he was operating a rented farm of 500 acres. In 1918 he purchased his present property of 160 acres, located in Noble township, where he has made numerous improvements, including the erection of two sets of modern buildings and the installation of numerous appurtenances and appliances indicative of present day progressiveness. In addition to being a general farmer, he gives much attention to stock raising, and at this time is shipping about 300 hogs annually. Mr. Daubenspeck has an understanding of scientific agriculture that has secured the best results from his land, and its disposal is arranged. with a view to the greatest economy of expenditure, as well as the largest rewards from various side lines. He is a member of the Christian church at Little Flat Rock, and gives liberally to religious movements, being also a generous contributor to charities and social demands. He is a Knight Templar Mason and an Elk, and gives his political support to the Republican party. Mr. Daubenspeck married Hazel, daughter of Robert N. and Sarah J. Hinchman, and to this union there have been born two children, Robert H. and Marion H.

From:
Centennian History of Rush County, Indiana
Edited by: A. L. Gary and E. B. Thomas
Historical Publishing Company
Indianapolis 1921


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