Cedar County, Iowa

Source: “Progressive Men of Iowa”

      James S. Dewell, is at the head of the law firm of Dewell & Garrison, of Missouri Valley. He has been county attorney of Harrison county and mayor of Missouri Valley, and has held many minor positions of trust.
      He was born in Tipton, Cedar county, Iowa, June 16, 1857. He is a son of Nathaniel Dewell, who was born in Ohio, but moved to Indiana in an early day and to Iowa in 1855, locating at Tipton. He was a farmer by occupation, and accumulated but little until after 18.

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