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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


A. H. CUMMINGS was born in Newport, Vt., Feb. 17, 1850. His parents were Lorenzo and S. (SYLOS) CUMMINGS. There were three sons and three daughters in the family.

The subject of this sketch was raised on a farm, securing an academic education, also spending a year at Dartmouth College. He then entered a law office at Newport, where he spent one year. In 1871 he came to Mason City and entered the law office of STANBERY & GIBSON, and the following fall was admitted to the bar. Since March, 1873, he has practiced law.

In 1873 he was married in Newport to Idella BLAKE, a daughter of William BLAKE. Two children - Jane and Albert have blessed this union.

Mr. CUMMINGS is a member of the A. O. U. W. and also of the Odd Fellows order and K. of P.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 638. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2011



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