Biography of J. H. Spore
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J. H. Spore was born in Oneida Co., N. Y., in May; 1848, and is a son of Jacob Spore, also a native of New York, who came to Rockford in 1857. He now resides in Livingston Co., Ill. Mr. J. M. Spore received his education in Rockford and Grand Rapids. He engaged as a clerk until 1870, when he established a business of his own. He has been Postmaster at Rockford since 1872, and is the present incumbent. He carries a capital stock of $1,200 in books, toys, stationery, school books, wall paper, etc , and does a business of $4,500 in trade annually. He was married Feb. 22, 1869, to Miss Clara A. Dunton, formerly of Arcola, Ill. They have had two children, one or whom is now living, Nettie. The deceased was Harry, a bright little boy.

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