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1883 Biography of Charles W. Drake



--- Charles W. Drake, druggist at Huntingdale, was born in Henry County, Missouri, October 22, 1848, his parents being Jesse W. and Sallie Drake, nee McCarty.
Charles divided the early days of his youth between working on a farm and attending the common schools in the county. In 1880 he embarked in the dry goods and grocery business at Huntingdale, following it until becoming engaged in the drug business. In 1881 he was appointed justice of the peace and in 1882 he was elected constable.
February 4, 1869, Mr. Drake married Miss Lucy A. Covington. They have three children: Hattie A., William C. and Harvey W. Mr. D. is a member of the M. E. Church South. He belongs to the I. O. O. F. fraternity, and is also connected with Agricola Lodge, No. 343, A. F. & A. M.

Owner/Source1883 History of Henry and St. Clair Counties Missouri , National Historical Co., pg: 665
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