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Transcribed biography of Maurice Baird Ludington


Born Dec. 22, 1908, on the 154 acre farm where he now resides, three miles north west of Boone Grove, Ind.

The son of Dick Carlton and Florence Baird Ludington. His brother Lawrence lives in Boone Grove. Maurice grew up in the Boone Grove Community participating in all its activities, his favorite was basketball. He graduated in 1927 from Boone Grove High School with three other classmates. On Oct. 11, 1931 he married Frances May Perrill. The 2nd child of Earl Doolin and Matilda Ann Gathman Perrill. Frances has two sisters Ethel Irene, Fred G and one brother Oliver Burton.

Frances was born Jan. 13, 1907 at Shelbyville, Ind. She graduated from Wiley High School in 1924 and attended Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute, Ind. She came to Porter County to teach at the Boone Grove High School in 1930.

They have three daughters Carolyn Ann, Juanita Diane and Sandra Louise. Carolyn was born March 29, 1935 and married Floyd Curtis Hood on May 3, 1952, they have three children. Juanita was born Jan, 21, 1938 and married Dean Albert Houpt on Oct. 19, 1957, they have one son. Sandra was born Sept. 25, 1944 and married Robert Daniel Taylor on July 11, 1964, they have three children.

They are members of the Boone Grove Christian Church. Maurice has been not only a farmer, but also a salesman, carpenter, and he retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. -- Plant Protection. They now enjoy reading, travelling, rock collecting and geneology.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 133

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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