Biography of Wilber Colvin
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WILBER COLVIN, born in Cedarville Township, Greene Co., Ohio, May 3, 1857: removed with his parents to Madison Township, Clark Co., Ohio, April 2, 1867: graduated at the South Charleston, Ohio, High School, May 15, 1874; taught school in 1875-76; in the summer of 1876, was appointed by the Clark County Commissioners to the scholarship at the Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, the first such appointment ever made in the county; twice represented the university in the State rhetorical contests of the Ohio Inter-Collegiate Association, once taking second honors; during his Senior year in college, he was editor in chief of the Students' Magazine, the college journal; graduated, at the head of his class, June 23, 1880. He is at the present time studying law in the office of Keifer, White & Rabbitts, Springfield, Ohio.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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