Muscatine County Iowa
Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.
Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 609
R. W. LEVERICH, Superintendent of Schools of Muscatine Co., was born in Muscatine Co. May 1, 1838; his parents were among the earliest settlers of this county, coming here in 1836; he attended school here and entered Cornell College at Mt. Vernon, where he completed his education and engaged in teaching; he has had a long experience as a teacher, having taught over twenty years; he was elected Superintendent of Schools of Muscatine Co. in the fall of 1875, and was again elected to the same office. He married Miss O. C. Garlock, a native of New York, Dec. 29, 1869; they have had four children, of whom only one daughter, Maude, survives.
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