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Who's Who in Iowa, 1940
Allamakee co. Biographies


The Iowa Press Association's Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life; Pub. by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines, Iowa; 1940

The biographies were transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Aschom, Walter H., Merchant; b Lansing, Iowa Feb 15, 1891; s of George Aschom & Caroline Sanderson; ed Lansing HS; LaCrosse Wis Business U, 1913; m. Lola C. Kempter Nov 1, 1920 Houston Mn; son: Thomas R; daughter: Carolyn B; 1913 emp by W. J. Smale in delicatessen store, LaCrosse Wis, 1917 partner; 1919- salesman J. J. Hogan Whol Groc, 1919- partner of brother in gen store, Lansing; past member city council; member Mount Hosmer Park Comm, Lansing; during World War entered US army July 22,1918 Co 18 Camp Exchange detachment, disch as sgt Camp Grant Ill Mar 8, 1919; Amer Legion post 50, past commander.; Kiwanis, secy; AF&AM 144, past master; Presby Church; Republican; hobbies: fishing & hunting; office & residence Lansing.

Ashline, William G., Manager Co-Operative Assn; born Clayton Co, Iowa June 3,1888; son of George W. Ashiline & Diana Knacklbacher; education Edgewood HS 1905; married Jeane E. Douglas Oct. 26, 1935 Waterloo; son: William G. Jr; 1912-1914 farmer, Clayton Co; 1914-1918 experimental & sales work, Minn, also apprentice machinist & toolmaker; 1918-1922 head of machinery dept, Farmers’ Union State Exchange, Des Moines, 1922 general manager; 1937- Manager Equity Co-op Assn of Waukon; IOOF, past member; Presby Church; non-partisan; hobbies: baseball & fishing; office & residence Waukon.

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