Biography of Dr. John E. McCune
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





JOHN E. McCUNE, M. D., Plain City, was born in Madison County, Ohio, November 14, 1826. He is a son of John and Polly (Hager) McCune, the former a native of Kentucky, of Irish and Ebglish descent, and the latter a native of Vermont, of English ancestry. His grandparents came to this county in 1802. Our subject attended the common schools of his native township, after which he taught school to obtain the means for further educating himself. His literary education was obtained at the Central College, in Franklin County, and his professional education at Starling Medical College, Columbus. After leaving college, he located at Plain City, and engaged in practicing his profession, and, with the exception of one year spent in the West, he has remained here ever since. He was married, in 1850, to Anna Barlow, daughter of Edmond W. Barlow, a Major in the war of 1812, who came to this county in 1833. Dr. McCune is a courteous, affable gentleman, of studious habits and an enthusiast in his profession. During his many years of practice at Plain City, be has wrestled very successfully with some very difficult cases, and has built up for himself an enviable reputation and a lucrative practice. He is a prominent member of Plain City Lodge, No. 193, I. O. O. F., and a highly esteemed citizen. He is always to be found on the side of morality and temperance, and takes a deep interest in the welfare of his community. He has a farm of 100 acres of good land, an interest in a fine business block in Plain City and other property. He is a self made and a well made man.

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


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