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O.A. Ontjes

ONTJES, FRERICHS

Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 2/9/2004 at 07:27:25

O.A. ONTJES
Representative from Grundy county, was born in 1877. When he was three years of age his parents moved to Butler county, northeast of Aplington. At the age of twenty-three he left the farm and went into the grain, farm machinery, telephone and real estate business. In 1906 he assisted in organizing the Farmers Savings bank at Holland, Iowa, and is now cashier of this bank. On December 19, 1906, he was married to Miss Sophia Frerichs of Holland. He is a member of the Baptist church, also the Knights of Pythias. Elected representative in 1920, 1922 and in 1926. A republican in politics.

Source:
Iowa Official Register 1927-1928
Biographies of State Representatives
pg. 252


 

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