Who's Who in Iowa
1940
Winnebago co. biographies


"F & G"



Fisher, Floyd E.
Produce Dealer' born Forest City, Iowa November 23, 1890; son of Allen Fisher & E'meretta Higgenbotham; education Forest City High School; married Hattie Tannahill Sept. 10, 1914 in Forest City; daughter: Veva (Mrs. R.H. Hanna); 1904-14 employed by Smith, Right & Son Produce Co., Forest City; 1914-15 foreman Forest City Produce Co., 1915- manager; Carlot Shippers Poultry & Egg Assoc., past director; Chamber of Commerce; IOOF; Congregational Church; hobby: sports; office & residence in Forest City.
 
Francois, George J.
Oil Jobber; born in Thompson, Iowa on October 14, 1895; son of Jacob Francois & Anna Portz; educated at Maquoketa HS; University of Iowa, BA & MA 1921; London University 1919; Columbia University 1921-22; 1926- oil jobber, Maquoketa; during World War entered U.S. army in Feb 1918 in 139th Infantry 35th Division AEF, discharged at Mitchell Field Long Island on Aug. 1919; American Legion Post 75; Commercial Club; Maquoketa Recreation Park Assn.; residence 702 E. Platt, Maquoketa, Jackson co. Iowa.
 
Guyer, John J.
Real Estate & Insurance Agent; born Forreston, Ill January 25, 1872; son of William C. Guyer & Mary Buffington; education Corwith High School; married Lily Wheeler April 20, 1898 in Forest City; son: William C.; daughter: Marian J. (Mrs. Max Goodrich); 1892-1904 operated lumber yard in Buffalo Center; 1904-33 cashier First Nat'l Bank of Buffalo Center; 1933- real estate & insurance agent, Buffalo Center; past member city council; past member school board, Buffalo Center; Commercial Club, helped organize the club; Order Eastern Star, past worthy patron; AF&AM 570, past master; Scot Rite 32 degree; Shrine; Congregational Church, chairman; hobby: golf; office & residence in Buffalo Center.
 
Guyer, Mrs. Lily
Homemaker; born Forest City, Iowa July 4, 1875; daughter of M.C. Wheeler & Nettie Summons; educated Forest City High School; married J.J. Guyer April 20, 1898 in Forest City; son: William C.; daughter: Marian J. (Mrs. Max Goodrich); prior to 1898 was a rural school teacher, Winnebago county; teacher Buffalo Center public schools; employed in sheriff's office as secretary; 1898- homemaker, Buffalo Center; charter member Ladies Literary Circle, now resident member; Commercial Club; PEO; Order Eastern Star, past matron; Congregational Church; hobby: club activities; residence Buffalo Center.


- 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



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