LESLIE C. WEST, farmer, Section 29, Township 15, range 24, P. O. Spring Hill, was born in Washington County, Ohio, August 26, 1847. He was bought up a farmer. He enlisted May 2, 1864, in Company b, One Hundred and Forty-eighth Ohio Volunteers, and served until September 5, the same year. He was married in Meigs County, Ohio, February 27, 1873, to Miss Arvilla Middleswart, daughter of Franklin Middleswart. They have three children-Edgar L., Carl M., and Mary C. Mr. West moved to Wea Township in March 5, 1878, and settled on his present fine farm of 160 acres, which Mrs., West inherited from her father's estate.