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Cyrus S. Newlon was also one of the earliest and most prominent settlers of Union township. He was an Edgar county (Ill.) farmer, and in June, 1858, located on section 31, his place being designated as Newlon's Grove. He remained until 1873 when he removed to Atlantic, where, during the later years of his life, he was engaged in the agricultural implement businesss. In 1861 he served on the first Board of Supervisors, was chairman in 1864, and also represented what was then Edna township in 1865, 1866 and 1867.

TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: Listed as Cyrus W. Newlon in the Biographical Index but as Cyrus S. Newlon in the text on page 137. One is obviously an error.

From "Compendium and History of Cass County, Iowa." Chicago: Henry and Taylor & Co., 1906, pg. 137.

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