Charles P. McMillan


CHARLES P. McMILLAN, manager of the Mt. Pleasant Telephone Company, at Mt. Pleasant, Ohio, was born at Emerson, in Mt. Pleasant Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, January 3, 1870, and is a son of Thomas and Julia (Evans) McMillan.

THomas McMillan was born in Maryland and was brought to Jefferson County by his parents, his father being named Mahlon McMillan. He was a wagonmaker first, but later became a farmer. He married Julia Evans, who was reared near Emerson, Jefferson County, and was a daughter of George Evans, who came early to Mt. Pleasant Township from near Philadelphia. On both sides the grandparents were Hicksite Quakers in their religious connection. Both Thomas McMillan and wife are now deceased. They had the following children born to them: Inez, who is deceased; H. I., a merchant at Emerson, who married Annie Jones; G. A., of Emerson, where he follows the carpenter trade (married Clara Heaton); Charles P.; and Eleanor, who is the wife of George Walker, of Emerson.

Charles P. McMillan worked on the home farm until he reached manhood, in the meanwhile attending the local schools. November, 1907, he moved to Mt. Pleasant, where he is now a member of the town council and one of the most active business men of the place. He was one of the organizers of the Mt. Pleasant Telephone Company amd is also a director in the Harrison and Jefferson Twlwphone Company. In politics he is a Republican and for twelve years was a member of the school board in Mt. Pleasant Township. In 1893 Mr. McMillan was married to Miss Jennie Conley, of New Athens, Ohio, and they have two children, Julia Helen and Glenn. Mr. McMillan is a member of the Society of Friends.

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