Wm. Giddings, P.M. and druggist, also dealer in stationery, toys, etc., was born in McHenry County, Ill., Aug. 26th, 1845; removed to Council Bluffs in 1868 and was with DeHaven & Giddings, druggists. In 1869, came to Magnolia, Harrison County, and in 1872 came to Logan and engaged in his present business. In June 1875, was appointed postmaster of Logan. He married Helen N. Nelson in Beloit, Wis. They have one child, a son.