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Charles W. Elson

ELSON, BEMIS

Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 5/4/2005 at 06:26:27

Charles W. Elson
Representative from Wayne county, was born November 2, 1866, in Grand River township, Wayne county, Iowa. Attended rural school, Humeston college one year and graduated from the law department of Drake University in 1889. Taught three terms of school in rural districts. Engaged most of life in farm work and farm management. Married to Eleanor Bemis of Polk county, Iowa, February 23, 1918. Elected representative to Thirty-ninth General Assembly on fifty-fourth birthday, it being President Harding's fifty-fifth birthday. Republican in politics.

-source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Biographies of State Representatives, pg. 338-339

-transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall (not related to subject)


 

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