Biography of E. R. Florence
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





E. R. FLORENCE, ex Treasurer of Madison County, London, was born in Paint Township September 7,1837. His father,Robinson Florence, is a native of Pickaway County, Ohio, and came to Madison County about 1831 or 1832. He locasted in Paint Township, where he still resides, and is engaged in farming and stock raising. He married Elizabeth Williams, a native of this county. This union has been blessed with ten children, seven of whom are living. Our subject is a second child and son, and obtained a very thorough English education at a private school. He was engaged in farming and stock raising on the old home farm until January, 1873, when he was elected Sheriff of Madison County, on the Democratic ticket. He served four years in this position, and during that period was further honored by being nominated and elected to the position of Treasurer of Madison County. He took possession of the latter office in September, 1878, and was subsequently reelected in 1879. His second term expired 1882. Mr. Florence was an able and efficient public official and well esteemed by all. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, the Presbyterian Church, and has ever been Democratic in political matters. He was united in marriage in the spring of 1879, to Mary E. Cover, a native of Madison County. They have no children. Mrs. Florence is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Madison County, Ohio Biographies

Online
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Histories

New York
Histories

New York
Histories

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012