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Posted By: Volunteer - Rich Lowe
Date: 10/18/2015 at 10:39:25


Representative from Van Buren county, was born in Dubuque county, Iowa. August 14, 1855. He was the eldest son of Rev. F. C. and E. J. Bauman and grandson of Hon. Daniel Cort, who was a democratic member of the house from Dubuque county in 1856 and again in 1865. He was educated in the public schools of Dubuque county and took the classical course at Blairstown Academy, Blairstown. Iowa, and also Henry Seminary, Henry, Illinois. Taught school four terms, serving as principal of the Zwingle graded school. In 1880 accepted a position as station agent and operator for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway at Bernard, Iowa, and followed that occupation until 1890, when he resigned to take a course at the Chicago Veterinary College, graduating there in 1892, receiving the degree of D. V. S. After graduating formed a partnership with Dr. T. A. Shipley opening an office in Dubuque, Iowa, under the name of Shipley & Bauman. In 1897 moved on a farm near Birmingham. Van Buren county, where he has since lived, conducting the farm and following his profession. Was married to Miss Myrtle G. Morse of La Motte, Iowa, June 23, 1881, and has one son and four daughters living. Is a member of the National Veterinary Medical Association, the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and the Missouri Valley Association. Elected representative in 1906: re-elected 1908, 1910, 1912 and 1914. A democrat in politics.

Source: The Iowa Official Register for the Years 1915-1916; p. 719


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