JAMESTOWN — Theodore Paullin was born on a farm in Ross Township in 1864, he completed high school in Jamestown and then attended Oho Wesleyan University. Following his marriage he bought a farm in Ross Township and for the next fourteen years, worked on the farm. He moved to Jamestown where he entered the grain business, an occupation he enjoyed until 1903, when his health would no longer allow him to work. He was at one time the township treasurer, and also served several years on the school board.
Joan Baxter is a local resident and weekly historical columnist.