Biography of G. A. Light
Allen County, OH Biographies

G. A. LIGHT, druggist and physician, Beaver Dam, was born in Putnam County, Ohio. August 7, 1860. son of Amos, a farmer, and Elizabeth (Wells) Light, natives of Ohio and of German and English descent. They reared a family of four children. Our subject, the eldest, acquired his education at Amaithea University, at Westerville, Franklin County, and Putnam County, Ohio. He studied medicine three years with Dr. H. T. Breckhill, and practiced with him for six months. In 1882, he commenced business on his own account, opening a drug store at Beaver Dam, where he still continues. Dr. Light has had to make his own way in the world, and prior to studying medicine, was for a time clerk in a dry goods store, and also taught school for nine terms. He was united in marriage in 1882, with Miss S. F., daughter of Samuel Morr, a farmer. Her parents were Pennsylvania Germans. To this union was born one child, Roy Austin. The doctor and wife are members of the United Brethren Church. He is a F. & A. M. In politics a Democrat; in 1884 he was elected justice of the peace.

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