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Harry Clay Wire and Matilda E. Wire

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Photograph of Harry Clay and Matilda E. Wire. Harry died 10/14/1938, Decatur Contractor for many years. He retired about 1918. At one time he was city building inspector and later served on the zoning board. He was a member of the Masonic lodge. He…

Benjamin Z. Taylor

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Photograph of Benjamin Z. Taylor; (born 1849; died April 1904; married Mrs. Elizabeth May, 2/27/1901). Mr. Taylor was in the grain commission business and mayor of Decatur for one term; member of the Elks' and Masons. Photo ran 11/11/1903; photo by…

Silas T. Lowry

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Photograph of Silas T. Lowry, (born /28/1863; died 5/17/1934.) Member of Decatur Fire Department 34 years, retiring 1931. Appointed fire chief 1928. Prior to service with fire department Silas worked as a printer for the Herald and Review. Son of…