Daniel C. Lagrange, retired farmer, was born in Mercer County, Ky., February 9, 1826, son of Peter and Lemima (Covert) Lagrange, and is of French–German lineage. His parents were natives of New Jersey, and in 1826, came to Johnson County, and settled in Franklin Township, where they died. Mr. Lagrange is the youngest of three living children, and received a common school education. At the age of twenty-two years he began farming for himself, and now owns 167 acres of fine land in this township. Mr. Lagrange has lived at Hopewell, for eighteen years. His marriage to Miss Catherine List, occurred in 1848. Mrs. Lagrange was born in Switzerland County, Ind., in 1829. They have four children: Maggie, Samuel, John and Edith. In politics, Mr. Lagrange is an ardent republican, and is a representative of one of the early families of this county. He and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.