Biography of T. Edward Harwood
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





T. EDWARD HARWOOD, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 26, 1846; he resided there until the age of 5 years, when he moved to Newark, Ohio, with his parents, Francis Lee and Mary Harwood, where he spent the greater part of his childhood; his opportunities of attending school were very limited; he worked on a farm in the summer and attended the country school in the winter. At the age of 12 years, he was apprenticed to the Hon. William D. Morgan, publisher of the Newark Advocate, to learn printing. In 1865, after a short residence at Columbus, Ohio, he came to Springfield in search of employment, which he found in the Daily News. He was married, in 1868, to Miss Anna M. Hartstone. Six children are the result of this happy union, four boys and two girls, all of whom are now living. Mr. Harwood is a member in good standing of the Ephraim Lodge, No. 46, I. O. O. F., and the Ohio Editorial Association. In 1873, after working on the Springfield Weekly Gazette about a year, he purchased the paper. In 1879, he started the Springfield Daily. Gazette, a four column folio. A few months afterward it was increased to a five column folio, and again to a six column paper. The Daily and Weekly Gazette are both largely circulated, and are in the greatest prosperity.

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


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