GEORGE EVANS COLE, M.D., at Lowder, Illinois, was born near Tiffin, Ohio, March 3, 1848. He remained on the farm
with his father until he was of age; he attended college at Tiffin until 1873, when he came to Illinois, and taught school in Montgomery and Sangamon
counties until 1876, when he commenced the study of medicine under Dr. Spaulding, at Virden, Illinois; he graduated and received his diploma at Cleveland,
Ohio, February 28, 1879. He then came to Lowder, Illinois, where he commenced the practice of medicine. His father, Elisha Cole, was born November 28, 1801,
in Fairfield county, Ohio; in politics, he was a Democrat, and a member of the M. E. Church; he died in February, 1880; his wife, Priscilla (Evans) Cole, was
born in Virginia; she is still living, in Seneca county, Ohio, and is a member of the M. E. Church. George Cole is a Mason, being a member of Eden Lodge,
No. 310, in Eden township, Seneca county, Ohio. In politics, the Doctor is a Republican.