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Phil Livingston


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:58:33

Phil Livingston, postmaster, Moingona, as born October 17, 1839, and is a native of New York, he lived there until 1862, when he went to Janesville, Wisconsin, and there taught school, also studying law with John B Cassady, speaker of the house, in 1864 he entered the army as quartermaster clerk for Capt J C Mann, post-quartermaster for Sheridan’s army in the Shenandoah valley, served until the close of the war, returned to Wisconsin and continued the study of law until 1867, he was admitted to the bar in that state in 1866, he was married in that year to Miss A E Wemple, a native of New York, she was born in 1840, they have two children: Texa E (born November 20, 1871) and Blain (born October 28, 1877) in 1867 Mr L came to Moingona and took charge of the station here and continued keeping it until January , 1871, was elected clerk of the court in 1870,72,74, in 1877 he retuned to Moingona and took charge of the post-office, he is the owner of 320 acres of well improved land, situated on Sec 32, in Beaver township, in 1876 he was admitted to the bar in this state, as an official he is prompt, perfectly reliable and very efficient, and has an excellent standing in his profession

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