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W.J. Colbert

COLBERT, ROGERS

Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 5/4/2005 at 04:42:59

W.J. Colbert
Representative from Union county. Born on a farm in Poweshiek county, Iowa, October 16, 1869. Moved with his parents to Union county in 1870, where he grew to manhood on his father's farm. Received his education in the rural and graded schools of the county. Married in 1898 to Phoebe C. Rogers of Dixon, Ill. Has three children, Robert A., Helen J. and Harold R. Has been engaged in farming all his life. Has been a member of the various farm organizations of the county. Member of school board. Member of the Congregational church. A republican in politics.

-source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Biographies of State Representatives, pg. 337

-transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall (not related to subject)


 

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