Frank S. Ware (1844 – )

WARE, Frank S.

Frank S. Ware is the popular collector of Henry County. The subject of this sketch was born in Woodford County, Kentucky, December 3, 1844. His father, H. P. Ware, and his mother, (formerly Eliza J. Watkins) were Kentuckians by birth, and were married in that state. They reared four children, of whom Frank was the second child. When he was eight years old the family went to Henry County, Tennessee, where they resided till 1858, then removing to Calhoun, Henry County, Missouri. At the age of sixteen years Frank was engaged as clerk with his uncle, then a merchant at Calhoun, and continued in that capacity till 1862, when he went to Sedalia, Missouri. He gave his attention to various branches of trade, and in 1870 he came to Clinton, Missouri, and in 1875 was appointed deputy collector of the county. After serving in that position for six years he was elected collector in 1881, and entered upon the duties of this office in March following, and in November, 1882, he was re-elected to the same office. Mr. Ware was married September 18, 1881, to Miss Jennie S. Salmon. They have one child, Louise. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. fraternity.”

Source:  Henry County Biographies, Clinton Township, 1883 History of Henry County Missouri, National Historical Co pg 548

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