Peter Sanders, Jr. was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1820, and came to Ohio with his father. Mr. Sanders never married, but lives on the old homestead. Though not a member of any church, he contributes liberally to all the churches in the vicinity, and takes a deep interest in all educational matters. For three years he has held the office of school director, and is an influential and respected member of society. In politics, he is a Republican.