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John M. Bixler


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Date: 8/1/2010 at 22:38:32

John M Bixler

From the Iowa Official Register 1927-1928; Biographies of State Representatives; pg. 239

Representative from Adams county, was born on a farm in that county December 23, 1867, the son of John and Savila Bixler. His parents were pioneer residents of Adams county, settling there in 1854. Attended the rural schools and later the Western Normal college at Shenandoah, Iowa. Graduated from Highland Park College, now known as Des Moines University, in 1891. Was elected county superintendent of schools in Adams county in 1892, serving two terms. Was journal clerk in the house of representatives in the 26th and 26th extra sessions. Married Miss Fannie L. Day, March 13, 1892. They have six children, Fern, Marjorie, Mary, Carl, Neal and Blanche. At present engaged in general farming. Member of the Masonic lodge and of a community church. Republican in politics.


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