Samuel Schuck. Of late years no form of investment has become so popular with the conservative public as judiciously selected real estate. Just now the market is active, and among those conspicuous in the operations that are now going on is Samuel Schuck, a member of the firm of Samuel Schuck & Co., Haughville, Indiana, dealers in real estate, loans, rents, fire insurance, etc. Mr. Schuck has always enjoyed a high reputation and the esteem and confidence of all having dealing with him. All who come in contact with him either socially or in a business way, pronounce him a gentleman in every respect, and patrons can depend upon any and all representations made by him, and that their interests will always be protected. He was born near Dayton, Ohio, August 4, 1859, and is a son of George and Minnie (Leightner) Schuck, natives of Germany. The father remained in his native country until 1854 and then crossed the ocean to America. He was married near Dayton, Ohio, to Miss Leightner, who was also born in the old country, but who came to the United States with her parents when a little girl of seven years of age. Mr. Schuck was a potter by trade and worked at the same most of his life, his death occurring October 15, 1889, near Wapakoneta, Ohio. The mother is still living and resides in Haughville, Indiana. Samuel Schuck attained his growth near Dayton, Ohio, and was educated in the public schools. He was engaged in tilling the soil until twenty-six years of age, after which he came to Haughville and learned the core making trade, at which he worked a short time when he was made foreman, continuing in that capacity for four years. He then resigned and engaged in the real estate business in April 1891, since which time he has given his entire attention to that and to insurance. He deals in real estate in all parts of the country and represents some of the leading fire insurance companies. Mr. Schuck was married May 6, 1891, to Miss Odessa Hurst, a native of Illinois, and the daughter of Stephen C. and Ellen (Worrell) Hurst. Mr. and Mrs. Schuck are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church and Mr. Schuck is a Regular Baptist and one of the stewards of the same. He is a Republican in politics.