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John S. Woolstencroft


Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall (email)
Date: 2/12/2006 at 22:42:49

John S. Woolstencroft, journalist, b. in Clayton county, Iowa, Dec. 23, 1848; served in the Sixth Iowa cavalry in the Indian war, 1864-5; came to Jackson county, Minn., in 1868; settled at Heron Lake in 1881; owned and managed a hotel, 1888-1908; was editor and publisher of the 'Jackson County Times' after 1896.

-source: Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society; Vol XIV; Minnesota Biographies 1655-1912; Upham & Dunlap, June 1912; page 881

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