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Wade J. Jack,

farmer, Posey Township, was born in Kentucky, near Sugar Creek, Gallatin County, March 29, 1816. He came to this county in 1819 with his parents, and grew to maturity on the farm, where he now lives. He married, October 1, 1835, Mary Rodgers, daughter of William and Mary (Hanna) Rodgers, of Dearborn County. He served twelve years as justice of peace, and studied law, and was admitted to the bar August 12, 1867, and has since been practicing. Owns 160 acres of good land, but rents most of it out and takes life easy. Mr. and Mrs. Jack have three children: John, William and Lucinda. Mr. Jack has always taken an active part in politics, and has voted with the Democratic party on all national issues; is a member of I.O.O.F. and F. & A.M., and of Grand Lodge and Grand Encampment of the latter.