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Date: 5/10/2005 at 13:01:50

Biography reproduced from page 435 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Conrad Herman was born Nov. 16, 1833, in Austria. He came to America in 1864, locating in Clayton Co., Iowa, where he remained eleven years. In 1875 he bought eighty acres in this county on section 15, township 96, range 29, where he moved his family in 1876. He has since bought another eighty acres, having 130 acres of it under cultivation. He was married in the old country, Oct. 18, 1859, to Cathrina Herman. They have eight children—Alexander H., Conrad, Agatha M., Lena M., John, Ernest, Hugh and Katie. Alexander and Lena are married. All are members of the Catholic Church. Mr. Herman was admitted as a citizen of the United States, Oct. 16, 1873, in the Dubuque circuit court. In politics he is a democrat.


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