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From: History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania Illustrated
Published: Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago; 1895

Young J. Rhodes, lumber manufacturer, Cambridgboro, was born in Rockdale Township, this county, August 8, 1852; son of Zadock Y. and Elizabeth (Waterhouse) Rhodes, early settlers of that township. Our subject was raised on a farm and received his early education at the common schools. He attended the Mount Union College at Alliance, Ohio, two years, graduating from that institution in 1874. He located in Cambridge Township, this county, in 1875, and embarked in the manufacture of lumber, in which business he has been profitably engaged up to the present time. Mr. Rhodes was married May 31, 1875, to Aurie, daughter of Philander G. and Clarissa (Mitchell) Porter, of Cambridge Township, this county. By this union there are three children : Dolly, Horace and Robert. Mr. Rhodes is now serving his second term as Justice of the Peace. In politics he is a Democrat.

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