Wade J. Jack,
farmer, Posey Township, was born in Kentucky, near Sugar Creek,
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.
and of Grand Lodge and Grand Encampment of the latter.