Miron M. Rhodes, boot and shoe merchant, Galesburg; born in Richmond, Chittenden co., Vt., Dec. 22, 1842; his parents, Charles W. and Jane (Goodrich) Rhodes, were natives of the same place. He was educated in the common schools and at Knox College; removed to Illinois in 1851. He was a soldier in 138th Ill. Regt. Republican. Has been very successful in business.