Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 2/2/2004 at 06:52:15
Representative from Keokuk county, was born in Richland, Keokuk county, Iowa, May 20, 1875. Attended school in Richland, graduated from the Richland high school and entered Cornell college in 1892, studying civil engineering. He then went to Iowa State College at Ames, where he graduated in the veterinary department in 1895. Married Kathryn M. Conner of Savannah, Mo., March 25, 1901. They have two children, Marie C. and Raymond O. He practiced the veterinary profession until Aug. 1, 1899, when he was appointed veterinary inspector for the bureau of animal industry, U.S. department of agriculture. In December, 1912, he gave this up and returned to the practice of veterinary medicine, also entering the farming and live stock business at Richland. Has been active in political matters, is a member of farm organizations, the Methodist church, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and Royal Arch and Scottish Rite Masonry. A republican in politics.
source: Iowa Official Register 1927-1928; Biographies of State Representatives; pg. 247
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