HON. H. R. HUBBARD, farming, stock-raising, and milling, P. 0. Boston Mills, was born in Hartford County, Conn., in 1838, and was reared in Illinois, where he was engaged in farming till the breaking out of the war, when he enlisted his services in defense of the "Union,"' and did active and honorable duty in the Volunteers, and subsequently in the Veterans till the end of the war, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain, which he had meritoriously obtained.
In 1866, he located here, and has been active in connection with farming and stock-raising since. In 1872, he married Miss Charlotte A. Peters, who was born in Perry County, Ohio, in 1840, and who located here with her people, in 1866. They have a family of two daughters and one son- Daisy C., Lucy A. and Hubert H. Mr. Hubbard has always taken an active part in the development and growth of the public, social and industrial life of his locality. He has represented his district in the Legislative Assembly of the State, and has filled many minor county and municipal positions. He and his family are active members of the Congregational Church. He is an active member of Frank Blair Post, G. A. R. No. 54.
#1 photo of H. R. Hubbard (shown)