CLOVER O. REYNOLDS, Postmaster and merchant, Louisville, was born in Louisville, Ill., March 16, 1854, and is a son of Benjamin Reynolds, of this place. Our subject was appointed Postmaster in 1881. In 1879, he engaged in the grocery and provision business, and in May, 1883, took a partner in the person of John W. Wheeler. They also keep a full line of glass and queens ware, notions, stationery and school books, and are doing a thriving business. On the 10th day of May, 1883, Mr. Reynolds took another partner in the person of Miss Anna Burton, daughter of Anderson Burton. This partner is for life.
Transcribed by Laurel White from 1884 History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois, Part IV, page 154-155.