BOLAND, MICHAEL, Recorder. The present efficient and popular Recorder
of DeKalb County was born in Toledo, Ohio, December 18, 1853, and is the
son of Patrick Boland, a native of Ireland. His youth was spent in his
native city, where he received a first class education, and in 1872 he cam
to DeKalb County, settling in Corunna, where he was engaged as a telegraph
operator on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad. He was married
in Corunna, October 30, 1875, to Miss Lettie McMillen, a native of this
county. In 1876, Mr. Boland was elected, on the Democratic ticket,
Recorder of this county, which position of trust and confidence he is now
filling. ("Atlas of DeKalk County, Indiana," published J. H.
Beers & Co., Chicago, 1880)
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