W. D. TRAYNOR, dealer in books and stationery, and real estate agent, is the son of John D. and Mary A. (COZBY) TRAYNOR, and was born in Cleveland, Tenn., September 3, 1845. He was educated at the common schools, and at the age of twenty years began business as a salesman in a store. Having worked in a dry goods house, subsequently in a drug house some time, he turned his attention to farming. In 1883 he went to Chattanooga to engage in the coal trade, but soon returned and embarked in his present business. In 1876 he married Miss Sallie VANCE, of Newman, GA, by whom he has three sons; French V., John D. and "the baby". His wife belongs to the Episcopal Church. He is a Democrat, a member of A. L. of H., and an energetic and successful business man.
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