Biography of Orville Forrer
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ORVILLE FORRER, druggist, is a native of Indiana, and was born in Franklin County July 8, 1855; he grew to manhood in his native county, enjoying good opportunities for obtaining an education. At the age of nineteen, he went to the oil regions of Pennsylvania, and located at Parker's City as telegraph operator. in 1878, he came to Tipton and engaged in the drug business, and continued therein for two years, at the end of which he disposed of his business and made a trip for his health through New York and Canada, when he returned to Tipton and resumed his former occupation. He was married at Olean, N. Y., January 9, 1881, to Miss Genevieve Porter; they have one child, a daughter, named Blanchard. Mr. Forrer is an energetic young business man, with a host of friends and a brfght future before him. Politically, he is a Republican, and has recently become a member of the Masonic fraternity, which he holds in great esteem.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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