Col. W. R. Lloyd


COL. W. R. LLOYD, was born at Chillicothe, Ohio, on December 3, 1818. He read law with Judge Pearce, of Carrollton, and after a term as clerk of court, removed to Steubenville, where he married Miss Jennie, daughter of Gen. Samuel Stokely. For a while he was a partner of Hon. John A. Bingham, of Cadiz, and on May 4, 1858, he was appointed probate judge to fill the unexpired term of John K. Sutherland, deceased, and the following year was elected for the full term, but before it expired he recruited the Sixth Ohio Cavalry from Warren County, and was appointed lieutenant-colonel. He resumed his law practice on his return home, and died on Friday, November 9, 1877. His widow and three sons still survive.

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