Who's Who in Fountain (kbz's version)
The Rich --- The Famous -- The Infamous -- and ... More
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**ADAMSON, John -- land owner; trader; farmer ...
**ALDRIDGE, James Wesley -- decorated by King George V of England for bravery in WWI
**ARMSTRONG, Lewis P -- physician
** AUTER, Peter -- farmer; died while in Civil War
** AYLSWORTH, Jonas -- mill operator
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**BAILEY, John -- teacher; county sheriff ..
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**CARNES, Josef R - composer
**CRANE, George W. III -- columnist; psychologist; first computer dating service (Scientific Marriage Foundation in Mellott, IN) findagrave
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**FENTERS, James Dean - microbioligist - much work on cancer, as well as some Enviornmental work. He was on the Editorial Staff for the publication, Applied Microbiology through the 1970s.
**FENTERS, Roy C -- judge; WWI Veteran; prosecuting attorney
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**GRAY, William and wife, Zoe Jones -- first superintendents of the Pythian Home in Lafayette - oversaw 15 or so workers and about 125 people in the home. He was also the first "mayor" of Veedersburg
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**HARDEN, Cecil Murray & husband, Frost - Cecil was a state rep and Frost was a car dealer, barber 50-year Mason
**HELGERS, Ruby Moore -- a newspaper correspondent for almost 60 years, Ruby worked for both the Crawfordsville Journal-Review and Danville Commercial News. She was always trying to improve her beloved town of Mellott (town board 16 years; Sunday School teacher; Eastern Star; and initiated Flag Town USA. Wish I'd have known her! kbz
**HESLER, Alfred J -- mover & shaker in Fountain County Historical Society and creator of 4-H in the county - cool man!
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**LUKE, Della Cade -- 1st Superintendent of Turkey Run State Park - love to know more about her
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**MYERS, John Thomas -- Long-time Congressman born in Fountain and lived many of his years here
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** NEBEKER, Enos Hook -- Enos held several local offices, including County Auditor and was chosen by President Harrison as Treasurer of the United States - one of my fav Fountain Countians
**NORMAN, Marguerite Starkey Smith -- Marguerite was a cousin of mine and so admired by all who knew her - she gave herself fully to her pupils, community and faith
**NYE, E.A. - multitalented -- preacher, writer, newspaperman ....
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**PITZER, Lawrence (Slim) -- National Corn Husking Champion - 1939
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** Rabb, Kate Milner - author, libber, historian - thanks Lesa E -- one lady I didn't know about and am "proud to know her!"
**Richards, Cynthia Walker -- Civil War nurse
** Ryan, Gene W. - 1st Indiana State Police Narcotics Officer - investigate Dillinger
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**Shelton, La"Verna" Glascock -- principal/musician - if anyone has a picture or any information or remembrances of Verna, would LOVE to add that here :) KZ
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**VOORHEES, Daniel Wolsey - US Senator - 1827-1897
Reference 2 (thanks to West Central Indiana Genealogy Research Library)
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**Wallace, David -- Governor of Indiana, father of famed author, Lew Wallace
Note: There are many more references to Covington and the both Wallaces -- just surf the net :)
**White, William - War of 1812 Soldier, Investor
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**Zick, (Frank) Neal - R R Donnelley general foreman until his death.