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

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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

Taylor, Herbert E.; District Judge; born Castalia, Winneshiek Co., Ia. July 3, 1876; son of Mylan Taylor & Elvira Sanders; educated Jefferson Co., Neb; Postville HS; U of Iowa, PhB 1898, graduated law school 1900; married Ann E. Thomas June 21, 1905 Lansing; sons: Herbert E. Jr & James W.; daughter Betty, Ann; 1900-03 partner of James W. Trewin in law firm Trewin & Taylor, Lansing; 1903-05 practiced law, Lansing, 1905- Waukon; 1905-11 Allamakee Co. attorney; 1918- Judge of district court 13th judicial district, Waukon; past Lansing city attorney 2 years; District Judges Assn. of Iowa, past president; Iowa State Bar Assn.; Kiwanis; AF&AM; Methodist Church; Republican; hobby: farming; office & residence Waukon.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Thorton, John W.; Physician & Surgeon; born Lansing, Ia. Oct. 12, 1891; son of John H. Thornton & Mary E. Kelleher; educated Lansing HS; Loyola U, Chicago, Il, BA; Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill, MD 1915; Phi Alpha Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; married Blanche F. O’Donnell May 24, 1920 St. Louis, Mo; sons: John W., Gregory J., Thomas O. & Mathew J.; daughters Mary E, Patricia A, Margaret M; 1915 Intern Cook Co. Hospital, Chicago, Il; 1917-23 practiced medicine with father, Lansing, 1923-29 after father’s death private practice, Lansing; 1929-31 practiced medicine with Dr. Thomas F. Thornton, Waterloo; 1931- practiced medicine, Lansing; Allamakee Co, Mississippi Valley & Iowa St. Med Society; Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus; Catholic church; Repubican; office & residence Lansing.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Timerman, H.F.; Merchant; born Eitzen, Mn Sept. 13, 1879; son of John F. Timmerman & Dorothy Schutte; educated Prairie du Chien, Wi; married Freda Steinberg Oct. 27, 1898 Prairie du Chien, Wi; 1903-22 owner shoe store & shoe repair shop New Albin, 1922- partner of E. J. Meyer, added grocery line; committeeman New Albin Fall Festival; Evang Church; Rep; hobby: collecting Indian relics; office & residence New Albin.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Topliff, Ray Frank; Dentist; born Postville, Ia. May 19, 1884; son of John Nelson Topliff-Rachel Elizabeth Reed; educated Decorah HS 1902; Northwestern U dental school, DDS 1906; Xi Psi Phi; Omicron Kappa Upsilon; married Josephine Lennon Nov. 10, 1910 Decorah; 1906-07 dentist, West Union, 1907- Postville; member library board, Postville, past president; Dubuque Dist. Dental Society, past VP & past president; member Three County Dental society; past member OES; AF&AM 204, Brotherly Love, Postville; York Rite 8 Honorius commander, McGregor; RAM Unity church 62 Postville; honorary Order of High Priesthood; Presby church; Rep; hobbies: flowers, gardening; grand-father Elis Topliff came from New Brunswick, N.J, homesteaded in this part of the state 1847; office & residence Postville.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Tousley, Mrs. Evelyn Severson; Editor & Publisher; born Lansing, Ia June 14, 1911; daughter of _____ Severson & Mary Hendrickson; education Lansing HS 1929; business course, Lansing; married Albert Sherman Tousley June 14, 1933 St. Paul, Mn (deceased Mar 20, 1940); daughters: Eunice Elizabeth & Dorothy Adele; 1933-40 homemaker & with husband in newspaper business until his death; 1940- editor & publisher Waukon Republican; member American Pres Assn.; NE Press Assn.; Iowa Press Assoc.; American Legion Aux.; Womens Federated Club; Thursday Club; past member Waukon Golf Club; OES Martha Washington Chapter 177; hobbies: golf, travel; office Newspaper; residence Waukon.

Tousley, Albert Sherman; Editor & Publisher; born St. Paul, Mn. Sept. 3, 1899; son of Clark Sherman Tousley & Eunice Alberta Lockhart; educated Humboldt HS, St. Paul, Mn; U of Minn.; managing editor Minn. Daily while senior; Delta Chi; Sigma Delta Chi; Iron Wedge; prior to 1925 member news staff Minneapolis Minn. Journal; summer 1925 with William O. Forssell, Allen C. Sulerud & Richard Pattee, made canoe trip from source of Mississippi River to gulf, wrote & published book 'Where Goes the River'; published Black Hawk Bridge Book; 1925-26 member news staff New Orleans Times, Picayune & New Orleans Item Tribune; 1926-30 natl. administrative officer Delta Chi, field secy & editor magazine Delta Chi Quarterly; 1931-40 until death editor & publisher Waukon Republican; during World War enlisted Oct. 18, 1918, as private SATC, U of Minn., discharged Dec. 18, 1918; American Legion; American Press Assn.; NE Press Assn; IPA; hobbies: collecting neckties, has over 200 from all over US, Mexico & Canada, collecting mustache cups. Deceased March 20, 1940.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

Tuttle, Bert A.; Retired; born Howard Co., Ia. Sept. 9, 1869; son of Chancey E. Tuttle & Maria Willoughby; married Anna Willman Nov. 24, 1892 Postville; son Frederick W; daughter Helen M.; 1884-85 apprentice in printing office, Postville Review; 1885 printer, Ossian Bee; 1885-98 printer, Postville Review; 1898-1902 employed by Elma New Era; 1902-18 editor Postville Review; 1918-39 with Postville Herald; 1939- retired, Postville Comml. Club; AOUW; Modern Woodmen America; AF&AM 204; Republican; Hobby: politics; office & residence Postville.

~transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich

 

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