HIRAM J. GRAHAM
Hiram J. Graham was born in Montgomery county; New York, in 1822, and is the son of Hiram Graham. He was reared in that county, and in 1843 went to Fulton county, Illinois. He was in the mercantile business. In August, 1865, he came to Lewis, and located land in this and adjoining counties. He went to Colorado in 1859, and returned to Lewis in 1868. He was married in 1853 to Ellen Dean, in New York. They have five children. Mr. Graham is a farmer and surveyor.
Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 540.