Biography of John H. Tyner
Tipton County, IN Biographies





JOHN H. TYNER proprietor of saw and planing mills, contractor and builder, and general lumber dealer, and who does a business of $50,000 annually, was born in Fayette County, Ind., May 27, 1841. His father, Stephen Tyner, removed to Marion, Ind., when John was about five years old, and remained there untU 1873. Our subject engaged in farming for about three years. He then bought a steam saw mill, and embarked in that business in Marion. Shortly after this venture, he lost his entire mill property by fire. Nevertheless, he, in two years, rebuilt the mill on the same spot, and resumed the business. In 1873, he disposed of his mill property, and removed to Tipten, where be entered into the planing mill business. Shortly afterward, he added a saw mill, and now runs the two together on one site. He was married, May 20, 1863, to Miss Louisa J. Perry. By that marriage he has three children, viz., Mary J., Martha E. and Georgia G. Tyner. Mr. Tyner is at present engaged in the erection of a number of fine buildings in Tipton. He is, politically, a Democrat, and is at this time a member of the Board of School Trustees.

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


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