Daniel M. Collingwood was born in Decatur county, Indiana, in 1868. He received his education in the public schools of Rush county and soon after completing his education entered the saw-mill business with his father. He has devoted his life to the operation of mills and the lumber business. He was for a short time interested in the operation of a threshing machine.
When but a lad, Mr. Collingwood came with his parents to Hancock county where they were engaged in the mill and lumber business. For one year he operated a mill at Willow Branch and previous to that time he had been interested in mills throughout the county.
In 1915 Collingwood Brothers engaged in the elevator business at Willow Branch in addition to their other interests. The bought the elevator from a Mr. Kinder, the former owner. Mr. Collingwood resides in Indianapolis, where he has lived for the past seven years.
On January 4, 1894, Daniel M. Collingwood was united in marriage to Ruby McDougal, of Knightstown, Indiana. Mr. and Mrs. Collingwood are active members of the Third Christian church, of Indianapolis.
Transcribed from History of Hancock County, Indiana, Its People, Industries and Institutions by George J. Richman, B. L., Federal Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1916. Pages 1112-1113.
Submitted by Sylvia (Rose) Duda, Laingsburg, MI November 20, 2001.
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