Biography of William H. Glendenning
Rush County, IN Biographies





WILLIAM H. GLENDENNING, a well known farmer and representative citizen of Posey township, was born in that township on November 16, 1890, and is the son of George W. and Margaret F. (Powell) Glendenning. He attended school in districts Nos. 1 and 6 and also received three years of high school work in the Arlington school. On leaving school Mr. Glendenning devoted himself to the work of the home farm, working for his father until the latter's death, and then continuing for his mother about three years. Since then he has been operating the home farm as a renter and has niet with a gratifying measure of success. The farm comprises 343 acres of land, all located in Posey township, and there the subject is carrying on general farming, raising all the crops common to this section of the country, and also giving some attention to live stock, handling about 150 head of hogs each year. The place is well improved and ranks among the best farms of Posey township. On June 12, 1917, Mr. Glendenning was married to Beulah Metsker, who was born in the state of California, but was educated in Benton county, Indiana. She is a daughter of Luther and Emma (Bowman) Metsker, both of whom were born and reared in Warren county, In.d.iana, where the father followed the vocation of farming. Luther Metsker and wife were the parents of six children, all of whom are living, namely: Mary, Robert, Beulah, Arnett, Lena and Lucile. To Mr. and Mrs. Glendeuning have been born two children, Lloyd V., born on May 23, 1918, and Georgia, who died in infancy. Mr. Giendenning has been a staunch and life long supporter of the Republican party and is now serving a term as a member of the county council. He and his wife are earnest members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Arlington.

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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