Clarence A. Pittinger
PITTINGER, Clarence A., an intelligent and rising young farmer of Walnut Grove Township, McDonough County, Ill., was born in McDonough County in 1875, and in his youth pursued a course of study in the Bushnell Normal School. He is a son of A. H. and Eugenia (Sandige) Pittinger, natives of Virginia. The father, on coming to McDonough County, located on 160 acres of land in Section 13, Walnut Grove Township. Of this farm his son Clarence took charge in 1901, and has since successfully followed farming and stock-raising.
In 1897 Mr. Pittinger was married to Estella Bradbury, who was born and educated in the McDonough County schools. They have become the parents of two children, Harlan V. and Curtis. Mr. Pittinger has served as Town Clerk and School Director in his district. Fraternally, he is connected with the I. O. O. F., M. W. and Royal Neighbors.
Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 979, extracted 17 Mar 2020 by Norma Hass.
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