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J.P. Lallemand

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 633

     who is treasurer of the Grisez special school district in Cynthian township, and formerly president of its board of education, resides on his excellent farm of eighty acres, situated in section 23, two and one-half miles northwest of Newport, O. He was born in Darke county, O., April 27, 1866, and is a son of Peter Lallemand and his wife Mary (Poiret) Lallemand.
     The parents of Mr. Lallemand were born in France. The father came to the United States when aged twenty-five years and after marriage settled in Darke county, O., where three sons and one daughter were born. The mother died at the age of thirty-nine years and the one daughter is also deceased. The father lives retired at Newport, O., having moved to Shelby county with his family about 1867.
     J. P. Lallemand was about one year old when his parents came to this county and he attended school in the Turner district and assisted his father to clear and cultivate the farm be now occupies. He has lived here for twenty-three years and has devoted himself to farming and stock raising, having all his land under tillage with the exception of fourteen acres in valuable timber.
     Mr. Lallemand married Miss Elizabeth Meyer, a daughter of Henry Meyer and they have had the following children : Lawrence, Beatrice, Mary, Marion and Margaret, twins, Margaret (2) and Francis. The first Margaret died in infancy. Mr. Lallemand and family are members of SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic church at Newport, O. In politics he is a democrat. He served for two years as president of the board of education and since January, 1912, has been treasurer of this body, as mentioned above. He is a highly respected and trustworthy citizen.

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