HON. DIOS C. HAGLE, attorney, Louisville, is a native of Brown County, Ohio, and was born September 11, 1839. His parents, Abraham and Mary (Williams) Hagle, were natives of Virginia, who emigrated from Brown County, Ohio, to Jefferson County, Ill., in 1841. Mr. Hagle was brought up on his father's farm, and attended the common schools. Upon the breaking-out of the rebellion, he endeavored to join an Illinois regiment, but finding that the quota for this State was complete, he enlisted in Company D of the Eleventh Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and participated in the battles of Corinth, luka, siege of Vicksburg, through the Red River campaign and others. After the war, he farmed for two years, when he came (in 1867) to Louisville and began the study of law, being admitted to the bar in 1868. During the time from 1874 to 1877, Mr. Hagle practiced law in and near Yankton, Dakota Territory. While there he was a member of the Dakota Legislature, and was Speaker of the House during the twelfth session of that assembly. He is now State's Attorney for Clay County, and enjoys a large practice outside of his official work. Mr. Hagle is a member of the Masonic fraternity.
Transcribed by Laurel White from 1884 History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois, Part IV, page 151.