A P Fogg
Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/17/2006 at 21:38:46
A P Fogg, machinist, Boone, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, December 24, 1839, and when two years of age his parents removed to Concord, New Hampshire, where he was raised, his youth, until twenty years of age, was spent in acquiring an education, he then learned the trade of machinist and in 1864 came to Iowa and entered into the employ of the C&NW railroad, in their shops at Clinton, and has continued with the company since that period, in 1866 he came to Boone and set up shops at this place and set it in operation, he organized the fire department in the city of Boone in 1877, and was elected fire marshall and has held the position since, and for efficiency the fire department of Boone is equalled by few and surpassed by none, he married Miss S A Hartford, in August 1863, she was a native of Fayette, Maine, Mrs Fogg died on the first day of September 1877, leaving two daughters Helen, and Mary F
From the 1880 Boone county history book
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