A.P. Lathrop, harness maker, was born in Hastings, Ontario, Canada, in 1849; removed to Ill. in 1856 and learned his trade at Morrison. He was in business in Syracuse, Otto County, Neb., two years; moved to Dunlap, Ia. in 1874, and was engaged in business with Mr. Howard of that place, four years, and removed to Woodbine in 1878. He was marshal of Dunlap two years; is member of encampment, I.O.O.F., and A.F. & A.M. orders. He was married in Shelby County, to Flora McGarvey, and has one child.