Thomas Paddock, a farmer and stock-raiser, resides in White River Township, and was born in that township September 25, 1855. He is the son of Daniel Paddock, whose life sketch appears elsewhere. He was reared on a farm and received a fair education in the country schools. His work of youth was farming, and he has followed it as an occupation. December 19, 1877, he wedded Pink Hinkson, daughter of Hesekiah and Rebecca (Woodfield) Hinkson. Mrs. Paddock was born in Marion County, Ind., February 10, 1860. Mr. and Mrs. Paddock are members of the Christian Church at Mt. Pleasant. In politics, he is a democrat. He owns a farm of 500 acres, lying in Morgan and Johnson counties.