THOMAS L. PRICE, JR., farmer, section 36, Goodwell Township, was born Dec. 28, 1843, ion Wyoming Co., N.Y., and is the son of Thomas L. and Eliza (Betts) Price. The father was born at Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; the latter at Ballston Springs, N.Y.
The father of Mr. Price died in 1845, when his son was but two years old, and the latter remained under the care of his mother until he was ten years age, when he found the necessity of earning his livlihood restingupon his own shoulders. He obtained employ as he best could, and before he was 19 years old had become quite a teacher. At that age he returned to his native State and remained at home a year. His first business venture was renting a hotel at Newburg, Ohio, which enteprise he pursued a year, and during the three years next following was variously engaged. In 1866 he came to Saginaw Co., Mich., where he resided until 1882, when he bought 80 acres in Goodwell Township. Of this, 25 acres are under cultivation. He acts with the National Greenback party, to whose principles he is an adherent.
Mr. Price was married in Newberg, Ohio, June 2, 1862, to Florence E., daughter of Thomas and Eliza Moore of Cleveland, Ohio, and four children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Price, all living, namely: Charles F., Cora E., William S. and Rena M.