JOHN McKEE, son of Samuel McKee, was born at Steubenville, November 25, 1858. He has resided all his life in Steubenville, receiving his early education in the public school. He learned the butcher's trade with his father while a boy and by the time he reached the age of twenty-one he entered into partnership with his father, and has since shared equally with him the profits of the business, which he has managed. He is a member of the K. of P., and in politics is a democrat. In July, 1889 he received his party's nomination for the office of sheriff of Jefferson county. Mr. McKee is well known in every part of the county, and wherever known he is very popular. He is recognized by all as an honest, enterprising young man.
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