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Frank D Adix


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/8/2010 at 18:27:37

Frank D Adix, who is engaged in the carpentering and contracting business in Boone in partnership with is brother A W, is numbered among that city’s shrewd and able business men. He is a son of Lewis W and Fredericka (Krogman) Adix, natives of Germany, who are mentioned in another part of this work and who are numbered among the pioneer residents of Boone county.
Frank D Adix was born on the home farm in Yell township March 12, 1875, and when old enough entered the district schools of the neighborhood, continuing his lessons in the Hickory Grove school during the winter months until he was twenty-one years of age. During this time, he gave much attention to agricultural pursuits, acquainting himself thoroughly with the best methods under the able direction of this father. He so continued until twenty-two years of age and then, in partnership with his brother Albert W, acquired the title to the homestead, which they operated as partners until the spring of 1913, when Mr Adix of this review removed to Boone in order to give the best of care to his aged parents. He is now engaged in the contracting business in Boone and in partnership with his brother has executed a number of important contracts. He is shrewd and able, up to date and thoroughly honest in all his methods, having gained a high reputation among the builders of Boone county. In partnership with his brother he owns eighteen lots in Barnett’s addition in the fifth war of the city of Boone.
On March 20, 1907, Mr Adix was united in marriage in Ogden, Iowa to Miss Elizabeth Rinehart a daughter of William P and Phoebe (Bressler) Rinehart. Mr Adix takes a lasting interests in the social and material progress of his community. He gives readily to charitable causes and although not a member of any church, often attends religious services. He is a democrat, loyally supporting that party at the polls, although he is not an officer seeker.

1914 Boone County History Book


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