Arthur A. Arnold
His father, Jacob Arnold, was a native of Alsace, France, born in the year 1838. He was of Swiss ancestry and in his early boyhood was left an orphan by the death of his parent. At the age of fourteen years he came alone to the United States to live with his grandmother.
Transcribed from "Past and Present of Greene County, Iowa Together With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Prominent and Leading Citizens and Illustrious Dead,"
by E. B. Stillman assisted by an Advisory Board consisting of Paul E. Stillman, Gillum S. Toliver,
Benjamin F. Osborn, Mahlon Head, P. A. Smith and Lee B. Kinsey, Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1907, pg. 246.
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