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.

Kingland, Edwin
Ford Dealer; b. Forest City, Iowa Apr 15, 1891; son of O.T. Kingland & Anne Tweton; educated rural schools, Waldorf College; married Alyce Gullickson August 12, 1925 at Northwood; son: James Edwin; daughter: Marjorie Alyce; 1911-12 employed in grocery store, Forest City; 1912-13 farmer, Winnebago co.; 1913-18 & 1919-24 auto salesman, Northwood; 1924- owner & operator Ford Agency, Lake Mills; 1932-40 member board of education, Lake Mills; during the World War entered US army in 1918, member Co F 55th Engineers, discharged 1919; American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Rice Lake Country Club; United Lutheran Church; hobbies: farming, hunting, fishing; office & residence, Lake Mills.
Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Kingland
Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Kingland

Photo added 3/2//2010, contributed by Ken Moen with permission, from the 'Kingland Family Book' by Nancy Sweetland

Kinney, Roy C.
Dentist; born Glenwood, Iowa May 13, 1901; son of Charles P. Kinney & May A. Shay; education Glenwood HS 1918; Univ. of Iowa, DDS 1925; Psi Omega, Omicron Kappa Upsilon; married Marion A. Brown June 12, 1929 at Forest City; daughter: Janet Ann; 1925- dentist, Forest City; Mason City District Dental Society, president; Winnebago Co. Dental Society, president; Iowa State Dental Soc.; Chamber of Commerce, past president & director; Rotary 1929- sect'y-treas; IOOF; Country Club; Methodist Church; hobbies: golf, sculpturing, hunting; office & residence, Forest City.
Klemesrud, Theodore
Editor & Publisher; born in Osage, Iowa march 8, 1902; son of Harold Klemesrud & Ingeborg Maakestad; educated rural schools, Waldorf College, Concordia College; married Glee Florence on June 16, 1932 at Thompson; daughter: Judy Lee; 1926-28 editor Thompson Courier, 1929- editor & publisher; 1939- editor & publisher of Rake Register; Commercial Club, AF&AM; Methodist Church; Republican committee chairman; hobbies: fishing, golf, hunting; office & residence Thompson.
Theodore Klemesrud
Theodore Klemesrud

Photo added 3/2//2010, contributed by Ken Moen from the 'Rake, Iowa Book 1900-1975'

Knutson, Joseph L.
Clergyman; born in Grafton, North Dakota Feb 14, 1906; son of Rev. Thomas J. Knutson & Landa Knudson; educated Jackson Minn. HS; St. Olaf College, BA 1927; Luther Theological Seminary, BTh 1930; married Beatrice H. Olson on Aug 1, 1930 at Jackson, Minn.; son: Paul Luther; daughter: Solveig Maren; 1930-32 pastor De Kalb, Ill.; 1932-37 pastor, Peterson, Minn; 1937- pastor Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills; hobby: garden; office & residence Lake Mills.

- 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