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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


William A. RUGG, editor and proprietor of the Phonograph, was a native of Winnebago Co., Ill., born in 1854. He was brought up on a farm, where he remained until of age. He came to Iowa in 1875, lived in Floyd county, at Rockford, for two or three years, and removed to Rockwell in 1879, and at once became connected with the Phonograph. He is a good writer, well educated and posted, and is popular among all classes.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 672. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2011



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