John had a wide acquaintance of warm friends. He was always pleasant in his manner and gave of his time and effort in many ways to build Tecumseh and assist in every project. He was a loving and devoted husband and father. John was very much a home-man, as his great desire was to make his town a more pleasant place for others to enjoy.
John was instrumental as a commission member in securing and improving the Brandon Parkway on the south side of the square in Tecumseh.
Partner, McCrosky, Wright and Leach Dry Goods and Clothing, Tecumseh, NE, 1891-unknown
Wife: Vina (Ganun)
Children: Four daughters