WHALEY, OLSON, SWENSON
Posted By: Allamakee county coordinator (email)
Date: 5/17/2004 at 08:16:38
Whaley, Archie; Moorhead. Public official. Born Nov. 21, 1862 in Allamakee county Iowa, son of Archie and Mary (Olson) Whaley. Married May 30, 1899 to Cecilia E. Swenson. Educated in Iowa common schools. Worked in flour mills in Iowa until 1880; moved to Hawley, Clay county Minn. and engaged in real estate and farming until 1906 when he was elected sheriff. Proprietor 'Clay County Herald' Hawley, Minn.
-source: Little Sketches of Big Folks Minnesota 1907; St. Paul: R. L. Polk, 1907; pg. 421
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