John C Hinman
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/17/2010 at 13:06:55
John C Hinman an enterprising and successful young business man of Pilot Mound, is the proprietor of the only meat market in town. His birth occurred in Pilot Mound township, Boone county, Iowa on August 17, 1892, his parents being George H and Emma (Showers) Hinman, who are also native of this county. The paternal grandparents of our subject were born in Ohio and came to Boone county in an early day, taking up their abode here before the advent of railroads. The grandfather followed farming in this county throughout the remainder of his life, passing away in September 1913, at the age of seventy-six years. Hi wife was called to her final rest in January 1905, the community thus losing two of its esteemed pioneer residents. George H Hinman, father of John Hinman has devoted his attention to general agricultural pursuits in Boone county during his entire business career and still carries on farming in Pilot Mound township, having resided on his present place for the past fourteen years. He is well known and highly esteemed throughout the community as a substantial agriculturist and representative citizen. Mr and Mrs George H Hinman have five children, namely: John C, Glenn, Roy, Guy and Mabel.
John C Hinman was reared and educated in his native county, beginning his studies in the district schools and subsequently attending the Pilot Mound high school for four years or until graduated there from in 1910. After putting aside his text books he secured employment in a meat market in Pilot Mound and has since conducted the same successfully, being accorded an extensive patronage. Mr Hinman exercise his right of franchise is support of the men and measures of the republican party, believing firmly in its principles. He is popular in the community where he has always resided and has a large circle of war friends here.
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