S. A. TEAL
S. A. Teal, manager of the railroad machine shops, at Missouri Valley, Ia., was born in Albany county, N. Y., in 1831. He was for a time engaged in the iron business at Zanesville, O.; moved to Chicago in 1853 and was employed as engineer for the C., B. & Q. R. R.; remained there four years; then came to Cass county, Ia.; thence to Council Bluffs, in 1861, and was engaged as manager of the iron works at that place; thence to this city in 1876 and engaged as manager of machine shops.
Transcribed by Cheryl Siebrass January, 2020 from "History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth," by Western Publishing Company, Sioux City, Iowa, 1882, pg. 328.