Levi C Noland
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/20/2010 at 15:14:25
Levi C Noland who is engaged in tin, furnace and sheet metal work in Boone, Iowa, conducts a store at No 605 Story street and is one of the city’s successfully business men. He was born in Peoples township, Boone county, on the Noland family homestead, on May 16, 1872, and there attended the public schools until sixteen years of age. He is a son of Nathaniel and Angeline Noland, the former a farmer of Peoples township. Their son, Levi C Noland, spent his boyhood upon the parental farm, turning this attention to agricultural work after leaving school. When he was seventeen the parents removed to Bonesboro, where their son improved his education by attending the high school. At the age of twenty-one he entered the employ of Mellor Brothers as an apprentice, completing his term under H T Mallery. At the end of that time he had gained wide experience in his field and subsequently worked for three years as journeyman. IN 1899 he established himself independently in Boone and ahs since most successfully conducted his business there. He has done practically all of the work in connection with his trade on the principle buildings of his city and enjoys the highest reputation for integrity and efficiency. Mr Noland makes a specialty of furnace work, and his services along that line are eagerly sought. He is an experienced man and in the installation of new equipment and in repairing always gives satisfaction to his patrons.
On March 22, 1896, Levi C Noland was united in marriage to Miss Anna Guard of Boone, formerly of New York. They have four children: Otho Guard, who is seventeen years of age and attending high school, Angeline Leone, fourteen years of age, who is attending school, Homer Eugene, who is twelve and Bessie. Mr Noland has few outside interests beside his business, finding his greatest happiness at his own fireside. Although he is not politically active, he is sincerely interested in the growth of his city and ever ready to give support to movements which have for their purpose the material, moral and intellectual up building of his community and county. Both he and his wife stand high I the estimation and respect of their fellow citizens, among whom they have many friends who are sincerely devoted to them.
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