Biography of Charles S. Cannady

Charles S. Cannady, dealer in harness and saddlery. Among all classes and in every circumstance of life are those who succeed in whatever they undertake, whether of a professional, agricultural or commercial nature, and prominent among them stands the name of Mr. Cannady, who, although a young man, has the reputation of being a first-class business man. He was born in Bartholomew County, Ind., near Hartsville, May 6, 1867, and is the son of Henry H. and Louisa Cannady. The father was born in Harrison County, Ind., June 20, 1829, and was by occupation a farmer and wagon-maker. He moved to Dade County, Mo., in 1882, and is now a resident of Dadeville. He is of Irish descent. The mother was born in Coles County, Ill., January 6, 1838, and by marriage became the mother of six children, five now living. Of these children, Charles S. Cannady is the eldest. He moved with his parents from Indiana to Kansas in 1872, and there received his education, coming to Missouri in 1882. In August, 1887, he opened a harness and saddlery shop, and has successfully conducted this business ever since. He has a stock of goods valued at about $800, and is prepared to please the public with the quality of his goods as well as his moderate prices. Politically he is a Republican.


Goodspeed, History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade and Barton Counties, Missouri; Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1889.

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