|Who's Who in Iowa
Winnebago co. biographies
Note: there are no photos in the book, those that have been contributed are from another source, as credited with the photo.
George D. Eaton
Photo added 3/17/2010, contributed by Ken Moen from a clipping in his mother's scrapbook.
|Edgren, Walter T.
Superintendent of Schools; b. Britt, Iowa February 13, 1906; son of Rev. John Edgren & Christina Johnson; education Britt HS 1924; Ellsworth College, BA 1927; University of Minnesota, MA 1940; married Ethel __ Jorstad March 26, 1927 at Iowa Falls; son: James W.; daughter: Ruth B.; 1927-28 science teacher, Gillette Wyo.; 1928-29 science teacher, Iowa Falls HS; 1929-35 principle of schools, Rowan HS; 1935- superintendent of schools, Rake; Iowa State Teachers Association; National Education Association; American Association of School Administrators; 1930-31 president PTA, Rowan & Rake 1936-37; 1933-34 secretary Wright Co. Schoolmasters Club; 1938-39 president Winnebago Co. Schoolmasters Club; Natonal Conference on Family Relations; Chamber of Commerce; Baptist Church; Republican; 1934-35 secretary Wright Co. Republican Central Committee; hobbies: reading, fishing, hunting, golf; office & residence Rake.
Dentist; b. Sterling, Ill March 15, 1895; son of Frank W. Ehred & Harriet Miller; educated Hope N. D. HS; University of North Dakota; University of Iowa, DDS 1919; Xi Psi Phi; Sigma Chi; Omicron Kappa Upsilon; married Lillian Newman August 29, 1923 at Forest City; daughters: Rosemary & Eileen; 1919- dentist, Forest City; during World War in US army 1917-18; District & Iowa State Dental Societies; ADA; Rotary; AF&AM; Congregational Church; hobby: golf; office & residence Forest City.
Dr. Harry M. Ehred, DDS
Photo added 3/2/2010, contributed by Ken Moen from the 'Ruth & Carol' private collection.
Merchant; born Opstryn, Norway March 5, 1869; son of Jorgen M. Erdal & Flo Ingebrg; educated Winnebago Co.; married Amelia Isaacson June 12, 1912 at Thompson; son: Norris I.; daughters: Magdeline, Eunice, Ardys; 1900- in general merchandise busines, Rake; 1st mayor of Rake after incorporation of the town; past member city council & past member school board, Rake; Lutheran Church; hobbies: flowers, gardening; office & residence Rake.
M.J. Erdal family
Photo added 6/8/2010, contributed by Ken Moen from the book 'Rake Iowa, 1900-1975'.
|Evans, Homer Blaine
Druggist; born in Lake Mills, Iowa Jan 5, 1901; son of Martin O. Evans & Mamie S. Thompson; educated Joice, Lake Mills HS, Mankato Commercial College, 1919; married Mathilda Engebretson August 7, 1937 at Nashua; daughter: Elizabeth Faye; 1921-33 assistant Post Master, Joice; 1919-20 employed by A.A. Saxarud & Son, Lake Mills; 1920- owner & operator drug store, Joice; Commercial Club, president; Rice Lake Golf Club; AF&AM 488, Lake Mills; Lutheran Church; Republican; hobbies: hunting, fishing, photography, outdoor life; office & residence, Joice, Worth county, Iowa.
- source: The Iowa Press Association's Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life; Pub. by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines, Iowa; 1940
- transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall for Winnebago co. IAGenWeb
- transcription note: the biographies in this book contain many abbreviations, the transcriber has taken the liberty of writing out many of these abbreviations to make the biography easier to read & to assist the researcher