Albert J Wolf
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/15/2010 at 13:26:43
Albert J Wolf is one of the substantial agriculturists of Pilot Mound township, Boone county, having also followed teaching for some time and having rendered services to his country in the Spanish-American war. He was born in Piot Mound township in August 1871, and is a son of Henry and Minnie (Frey) Wolf, natives of Germany, the father being one of the first settlers of Boone county, acquiring land in Pilot Mound township which he improved and cultivated until 1909, when he retired, taking up his residence in Boone. There he and his wife now spend the evening of life among the comforts and conveniences which are theirs by right of many years of arduous labor.
Albert J Wolf was reared and educated in Pilot Mound township, completing his schooling at Highland Park College of Des Moines. He then taught for four years and subsequetly enlisted in Company I for service in the Spanish-American war, wearing the militiary uniform of his nation for four months. After being discharged he came to Pilot Mound township, buying the Pilot Mound Moniter, a weekly newspaper, which he successfully edited and published for five years. He then removed to his father's farm on section 31, Pilot Mound township, and has operated the same ever since receiving large annual harvests in remuneration for his well directed labors. He follows the most progressive and up to date methods and has made many improvements since taking charge.
In June 1900 Mr Wolf married Miss E Louise Stark, a daugther of William and Olive Stark, natives of Boone county, who are living at Pilot Mound, the father being an old time resident of that locatlity. Mr and Mrs Wolf have three chilren, Theordore F, Archidean and Winston.
Mr Wolf is a turstee and secretary of the board of the Farmers Cooperative Company of Pilot Mound and at present serves as clerk of his township, having recently been reelected. Fraternally his ia member of the Modern Woodman of America, the Masonic lodge and the Spanish-American War Veterans Association, while poitically he affiliates with the republican party. His religious faith is that of the Baptist church, and he takes an interest in church work as well as in all other movements initiated for the betterment of humanity along material, moral and intellectual lines.
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