L. Addington, of the firm of Addington & Scott, liverymen, is a native of Randolph County, Indiana, where he was born April 15, 1848. He was there reared to manhood and received his education, following the occupation of farming. in 1868 he emigrated to Worth County and embarked in farming and school teaching. In 1878 he was elected to the office of sheriff of Worth County, which position he served very acceptably for one term. In 1880 he became occupied in the livery business at Grant City with Mr. Harrison, they doing business together but two months, when Mr. A. continued it alone for one year. After this time, the firm became Addington & Scott. They have a well equipped barn, and are doing a full share of the livery business in Grant City. Mr. A. was married April 7, 1870 to Miss Angie Scott, a native of Indiana. They have one child, Albert M.
The History of Gentry and Worth Counties, Missouri, National Historical Co., St. Joseph, Missouri, p. 723.