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Below is a family biography included in The History of Jasper County, Missouri published by Mills & Company in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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T. T. LUSCOMBE, Carthage, Missouri, settled in Carthage in 1877 and bought out and succeeded Mr. M. L. Reid in the dry goods business, at which he continued until 1882. Since then he has engaged in the milling business, owning and operating what is known as the Eagle Mills. Mr. Luscombe has taken an active part in the general public interests of the city, among others the magnificent school interest, being president of the school board for two years, and at the spring election of 1883 was elected without opposition to the honorable position of mayor of the city. He is a fair representative of the active and progressive element of the city.

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