Biography of Horace B. Dunning
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The subject of this sketch was a son of Isaac Dunning, and was born near Sempronius, Cayuga Co., N. Y., September 18, 1802. In 1834, the family emigrated to Cass County and; settled near Edwardsburg: Upon October 12, 1836, Horace B. was married to Sarah A. Camp, who lived six miles west of Buffalo, N. Y. In 1837, he was elected Probate Judge, in which office he served until January, 1841. In 1840, he was elected County Clerk; began his duties in that position in January, 1841, 'and soon after removed to Cassopolis. He was for several years Acting Treasurer. In 1844, he bought out the drug business of Alexander H. Redfield, which he carried on until his heath He was appointed Postmaster in 1861. Mr. Dunning's death occurred May 30, 1868. His children were Helen C. (Draper), now living in Big Rapids; Delia and Huldah (deceased), and Sarah L., widow of the late A. B. Morley.

History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.

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