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 611

FRANK W. MAHIN, attorney at law; is a native of the city of Muscatine, and was born Nov. 6, 1851; he was brought up here, and entered the printing office of his brother, Hon. John Mahin, and learned the printing business; then entered the Iowa Wesleyan University, at Mt. Pleasant, and remained there two years; after being in the post office, at Muscatine, for three years, he studied law; he entered the Harvard Law School, and remained there one year, and afterward entered the Columbia School; remained there two years, and graduated from that institution in 1878; since then, he has practiced his profession here. He is connected with the Library and other societies here.

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