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Arthur "Earl" Houston (1886/7-1957)

HOUSTON, KELLY, SHEESLEY

Posted By: Linda Griffith Smith (email)
Date: 1/1/2014 at 12:53:27

Merchant
B: Clarke Co, Iowa Sept 6, 1886 (or Nov 15, 1887)
son of Aldrich Winfield Houston - Deela Kelley
Ed: Osceola HS 1905
M: Frances Willard Sheesley Mar 15, 1916, Afton
Children: Jane Houston, Susan Houston

1905 - 1916: Salesman, Kraft Clothing Store, Osceola
1916 - 1934: ptr
1934- present: owner and operator; Kraft Buying Group

Activities: Farm Bureau, Osceola Golf and Country Club, Knights of Pythias, past keeper of record and seals Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, past Jr. and sr. warden; Presbyterian Church

Republican

Hobby: motoring

Office address: 135 N. Main
Residence: 216 W McLane, Osceola

Source:Iowa Press Association, Who's Who in Iowa 1940: A biographical Record of Iowa Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life (Des Moines, Iowa: Iowa Press Association, 1940), p. 276.


 

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