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Gilbert S. Weaver
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
Gilbert S. Weaver, V. S., connected with the Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, as inspector in charge, of the Hog Cholera Demonstration Station at Olivia, was born near London, in Madison county, Ohio, March 31, 1886, son of Joseph and Luemma (Smith) Weaver, and grandson of Abram Weaver and Joseph Smith, who came respectively from Virginia and Maryland, and settled in Ohio in the early days. After passing through the common schools he attended the Wittenberg Academy at Springfield, Ohio, two years and Nelson's Business College, in the same city, one year. Then he entered the College of Veterinary Medicine of the Ohio State University and graduated June 25, 1908. He entered the government service on Aug. 10, 1908, was stationed in Chicago, Ill., until 1913, was then in Crawfordsville, Ind., for eight months, and came to Olivia in 1914. Dr. Weaver was married Oct. 17, 1909, at Newport, Kentucky, to Jessie Goodfellow, daughter of Scott and Annabelle (Smith) Goodfellow, of the state of Ohio.
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