The little village of Campbellstown, Preble County, Ohio, is the birthplace of Charles Robert Wilkin, born May 13, 1874. He received the advantages of an education in the public schools of Eaton, the county seat, and after leaving school began work as a street car conductor. In the meantime, he removed to Dayton where, on January 23, 1903, he was appointed patrolman. He was transferred to turnkey at the Third Precinct station on December 16, 1908, in which position he is now found. He is proving a good man on the job. Mr. Wilkin is married, his wife's name being Jessie.