Scott E Tucker
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/15/2010 at 14:25:23
Scott E Tucker has been actively identified with business interests of Boone for the past two decades as a successful grocery merchant. his entire life has been spent in Boone and Boone county, his birth having here occurred September 2, 1874. His parents, Charles and Emma (Norton) Tucker, both natives of New York, came to Boone, Iowa in 1865. The father was identified with education interests for many years, teaching in the district and city schools and winning an enviabel reputation in this connection. He is now living pratically retired and enjoys a wide and favorable acquaintance throughout the community which has remained his home for almost a half century. The mother was called to her final rest on September 28, 1908. Our subject has one sister, Gracia E who is now serving as county superintendent of schools for the second term.
Scott E Tucker attended the district shools in the acquirement of an education and when a young man of about twenty years, in August 1894, embarked in the grocery business at Boone, where he has been thus identified with mercantile interests to the present time. For about three years he has associated with Dr Fred Webb, now of Macon, Georgia, and subsequntly conducted business in partnership with his brother for about seven years. Since 1906, however he has been alone and has been accorded an extensive and gratifying patronage, for he carries a large and well selected line of staple and fancy groceries and has won an unassailable reputation for reliability and straighforward dealing. In May 1911, he opened another store at No 1639 Fifth street, which is also popular and well patronized.
On August 7, 1906, Mr Tucker was united in marriage to Miss Edna Hathaway, a native of Ohio, by whom he has two children: Elizabeth Ann, whose natial day was September 20, 1907, and Scott E Tucker Jr born March 12, 1914. Mr Tucker give his political allegance to the republican party. He is known to all his friends and acquaintances as a man of generous impluses, of kindly spirit and genial dispostion, while in business circles he is recognized as an enterprising and prosperous merchant.
1914 Boone County History Book
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