Christopher C. Larkin, another of the many members of the police force who are of Irish descent, was born in Madison County, Ohio, on January 15, 1867. He grew up on the farm, attending the public school at the village of Rosedale. Later he removed to Dayton and learned the trade of machinist. This occupation he followed until appointed patrolman on the police force, April 10, 1900. Mr. Larkin is affiliated with the Independent Order of Foresters and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. His family consists of two children, Kathleen and Isabell, his wife Julia, having died some years ago.