JOHN E. LOTSPIECH. with John Kinney, dry goods, and chief of the London Fire Department, was born in London
September 12, 1837. He grew to manhood in his native place, and when quite young served as messenaer in the Ohio
House of Representatives, session of 1855-56, and 1856-57. He next entered the employ of Addison Shanklin, in the
dry goods line, London, remaining with him four or five years. He then went to Springfield, but subsequently returned
to London, and for the past thirteen years has been connected with John Kinney in the dry goods business. Mr. Lotspiech
has been a member of the London Fire Department since its purchase of a steamer, and in 1880 was elected to his
present position. He has made an efficient officer, and takes an active interest in his business. He is a member
of the American Legion of Honor, and Republican in politics. He was united in marriage, May 23, 1866, to Mary L.
Davidson, a native of Madison, Ind. They have four children - Howard, Annie, William, and Robert. Mrs. Lotspiech
is a member of the Methodist Episcopal denomination.
History of Madison County, Ohio
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Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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