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A.A.Degree of Associate of Arts.
A.A.A.S.American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A and MAgricultural and Mechanical.
A.B. (also B.A.)Bachelor of Arts.
A.C.Analytical chemist, Army Corps.
AcadAcademy, academic.
A.D. C.Aide-de-camp.
Add.Additional.
Adj.Adjutant.
Adj.Gen Adjutant General.
Adv.Advertising, Advocate.
A.E.F.American Expeditionary Forces.
A.F. and A.M.Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.
A.F. of L.American Federation of Labor.
Agr. Agriculture.
Agrl.Agricultural.
Agt.Agent.
A.I. A.American Institute of Architects.
Ala.Alabama.
A.L.A.American Library Association.
AmAmerican.
A.M. (also M.A.)Master of Arts.
A.M.A.American Medical Association.
Am. Soc. C.E.American Society of Civil Engineers.
Am. Soc. E.E.American Society of Electrical Engineers.
Am. Soc. M.E.American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
O.O.H.Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Appmt.Appointment.
Apptd.Appointed.
A.-Q.-M.Assistant Quartermaster.
A.R.C.American Red Cross.
Archaeol.Archaeological.
Archtl.Architectural.
Ariz.Arizona,
Ark.Arkansas.
Arty.Artillery.
A.S.Air Service.
Assn.Association.
Asso.Associate, associated.
Asst.Assistnat.
Apr.April.
Astron.Astronomical.
Atty.Attorney.
Aug.August.
Av.Avenue.
b.Born.
B.A. (also A. B.)Bachelor of Arts.
B.Agr.Bachelor of Agriculture.
Bapt.Baptist.
B.Arch.Bachelor of Architecture.
Bntin, Batt. or Bn.Battalion.
B.C.British Columbia.
B.C.E.Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
B.Chlr.Bachelor of Surgery.
B.C.S.Bachelor of Commercial Science.
B. Board.
B.D.Bachelor of Divinity.
B.F.A.Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Biog.Biographical.
Biol.Biological.
B.L. (or Litt.B.)Bachelor of Letters.
B.L.S.Bachelor of Library Science.
Bn.Battalion.
Bot.Botanical.
B.P.O.E.Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
B.Pd. (or Pd.B.)Bachelor of Pedagogy.
Br.Branch.
Brig.Brigadier, Brigade.
Brig. Gen.Brigadier General.
Brit.British.
Brit. Assn. Adv. Sci.British Association for the Advancement of Science.
B.S. (also S.B.)Bachelor of Science.
B.S.A.Bachelor of Agricultural Science.
Bull.Bulletin.
Bur.Bureau.
Bus.Business.
Bvt.Brevet.
Bvtd.Brevetted.
C.A.C.Coast Artillery Corps.
Cal.California.
Can.Canada.
Capt.Captain.
Cav.Cavalry.
C.B.S.Bachelor of Christian Science.
C.E.Civil Engineer.
Child.Children.
Ch.Church.
Ch.D.Doctor of Chemistry.
Chem.Chemical.
Chem.E.Chemical Engineer.
Chmn.Chairman.
Civ.Civil.
Climatol.Climatological.
Clin.Clinical.
Clk.Clerk.
C.L.S.C.Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle. CM Master in Surgery.
Co.Company; county.
C.O.Commanding Officer.
C.O.F.Catholic Order of Foresters.
Col.Colonel.
Coll.College.
Colo.Colorado.
Com.Committee, common.
Comd.Commanded.
Comdg.Commanding.
Comdr.Commander.
Comrdt.Commandant.
Commd.Commissioned.
Commn.Commission.
Commr.Commissioner.
Con.Consolidated.
Cons.Conservatory
Conf.Conference.
Confed.Confederate.
Cong.Congregational.
Conn.Connecticut.
Consol.Consolidated.
Constl.Constitutional.
Constn.Constitution.
Cons.Conservatory.
Contbd.Contributed.
Contbr.Contributor.
Con.Convention.
Corpl.Corporal.
Corpn.Corporation.
Corr.Correspondent, corresponding, correspondence.
Cos.Companies; counties.
C.O.T.S.Central Officers Training School.
C.P.A.Certified Public Accountant.
Ct.Court.
D. Agr.Doctor of Agriculture.
D.A.R.Daughters of American Revolution.
D.C.District of Columbia.
D.C.L.Doctor of Civil Law.
D.D.Doctor of Divinity.
D.D.S.Doctor of Dental Surgery.
Dec.December.
D. Eng. (also Dr.Engring., or E.D.)Doctor of Engineering.
Deg.Degree.
Del.Delaware; delegate.
Dem.Democratic.
Dep.Deputy.
Dept.Department.
Dir.Director.
D.O.K.K.Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan.
Disch.Discharged.
Dist.District.
Div.Division; divinity.
D. Litt.(also L.H.)Doctor of Literature.
D.H.P. (also Dr. P.)Diploma in Public Health, or Doctor of Public Health, or Doctor of Public Hygiene.
Dr.Doctor.
D.Sc. (or Sc.D.)Doctor of Science.
D.S.C.Distinguished Service Cross.
D.S.M.Distinguished Service Medal.
D.V.M.Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
D.V.S.Doctor of Veterinary Surgery.
Ed.Educated.
E. D. (also D. Eng or Dr. Engring.)Doctor of Engineering.
Ed.B.Bachelor of Education.
Edit.Edition.
Edn.Education.
Ednl.Educational.
Elec.Electrical Engineer.
E.M.Engineer of Mines.
Eng.England.
Engr.Engineer.
Engring.Engineering.
Engr. O.R.C.Engineer Officers Reserve Corps.
Engr. R.C.Engineer Reserve Corps.
Engrs.Engineers.
Entomol.Entomological.
Ethnol.Ethnological.
Evang.Evangelical.
Exam.Examination, examining.
Exec.Executive.
Exhbn.Exhibition.
Expdn.Expedition.
Expn.Exposition.
Expt.Experiment.
Epis.Episcopalian.
F. A.Field Artillery.
F.A.U.Fraternal American Union.
F.E.Forest Engineer.
Feb.February.
Fgn.Foreign.
Fla.Florida.v
Frat.Fraternity.
F.R.C.P.Fellow Royal College of Physicians (England).
F.R.C.S.Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (England).
Frt.Freight.
Ft.Fort.
F.O.E.Fraternal Order Eagles.
Ga.Georgia.
G.A.R.Grand Army of Republic.
Gen.General.
Geneal.Genealogical.
Geod.Geodetic.
Geog.Geographical, geographic.
Geol.Geological.
G.H.Q.General Headquarters.
Gov.Governor.
Govt.Government.
Grad.Graduated, graduate.
H. S.High School.
Hdqrs.Headquarters.
H.G.Home Guard.
H. M.Master of Humanics.
Hist.Historical, Historic.
Homoe.Homoeopathic.
I.O.O.F.Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
J.P.Justice of Peace.
Jan.January.
J.B.Jurum Baccalaureus.
J.C.B.Juris Canonici Bachelor.
J.C.L.Juris Canonici Lector.
J.D.Doctor of Juriprudence.
J.g. (or Jr.g.)Junior Grade.
Jour.Journal.
Jr.Junior.
Jud.Judicial.
J.U.D.Juris Utriusque Doctor, Doctor of Both (Canon and Civil) Law.
Kan.Kansas.
K.C.Knights of Columbus.
K. & L. of S.Knights and Ladies of Security.
K.P.Knights of Pythias.
Ky.Kentucky.
La.Louisiana.
Lab.Laboratory.
Lang.Language.
Lbr.Lumber.
L.H.D.Doctor of Literature (also D. Litt.).
L.I.Long Island.
Lit.Literary, literature.
Litt.B. (or B.L.)Bachelor of Letters.
Litt.B.Doctor of Letters.
L.L.B.Bachelor of Laws.
L.L.D.Doctor of Laws.
L.L.M. (or M.L.)Master of Laws.
L.O.M.Loyal Order of Moose.
L.S.A.Licentiate Society of Apothecaries.
Lt. (or Lieut.)Lieutenant.
Lt. Col.Lieutenant Colonel.
Lt. Gen.Lieutenant General.
Lt. Gov.Lieutenant-governor.
Ltd.Limited.
Luth.Lutheran.
m.Married.
M.A. (or A.M.)Master of Arts.
Mag.Magazine.
M. Agr.Master of Agriculture.
Maj.Major.
Maj.Gen.Major General.
Mass.Massachusetts.
Math.Mathematical.
M.B.Bachelor of Medicine.
Md.Maryland.
M.D.Doctor of Medicine.
M.Di.Master of Didactics.
Me.Maine.
M.E.Mechanical Engineer;
Mech.Mechanic.
M.E.Ch.Methodist Episcopal Church.
Med.Medical.
Med.O.R.C.Medical Officers' Reserve Corps.
Med.R.C.Medical Reserve Corps.
Mem.Member.
Met.Metropolitan.
Metall.Metallurgical.
Meth.Methodist.
Meteorol.Metrological.
M.F.Master of Forestry.
Mfg.Manufacturing.
Mfr.Manufacture; manufacturer.
Mfrs.Manufactures.
Mgr.Manager.
Mich.Michigan.
Micros.Microscopical.
Mil.Military.
Minn.Minnesota.
Miss.Mississippi.
M. I. T. Massachusetts of Technology.
M.L. (or L.L.M.)Master of Laws.
M.Litt.Master of Literature.
Mng.Managing.
Mo.Missouri.
Mont.Montana.
M.P.Methodist Protestant.
M.Pd.Master of Pedagogy.
M.P.E.Master of Physical Education.
M.P.L.Master of Patent Law.
M.R.C.P.Member Royal College of Physicians.
M.R.C.S.Member of Royal College Surgeons.
M.S. (or M. Sc.)Master of Science.
Mt.Mount.
Mus.Museum, musical.
Min.Minute.
Mus.B.Bachelor of Music.
Mus.D. (or Mus.CDoctor of Music.
Mut.Mutual.
M.W.A.Modern Woodmen of America.
N.A.National Academician; North America; National Army.
N.A.D.National Academy of Design.
Natl.National.
N.B.New Brunswick.
N.C.North Carolina.
N.D.North Dakota.
N.W.Northwestern.
N.E.A.National Educational Association.
Neb.Nebraska.
Nev.Nevada.
N.G.National Guard.
N.H.New Hampshire.
N.J.New Jersey.
N.M.New Mexico.
NovNovember.
N.S.Nova Scotia.
N.W.Northwestern.v
N.Y.New York (state).
O.Ohio.
Obstet.Obstetrical.
Oct.October.
O.E.S.Order of Eastern Star.
Okla.Oklahoma.
Ont.Ontario.
Opthal.Opthalmological.
O.R.C.Officers' Reserve Corps.
Ore.Oregon.
Orgn.Organization.
Ornithol.Ornithological.
O.S.B.Order of St. Benedict.
O.T.C.Officers' Training Camp.v
Otol.Othological.
O.T.S.Officers' Training School.
Pa.Pennsylvania.
Path.Pathological.
Pd.B. (or B.Pd.)Bachelor of Pedagogy.
Pd.D.Doctor of Pedagogy.
P.E.Protestant Episcopal.
Pharm.Pharmaceutical.
Pharm.D.Doctor of Pharmacy.
Pharm.M.Master of Pharmacy.
Ph.B.Bachelor of Philosophy.
Ph.C.Pharmaceutical Chemist.
Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy.
Ph.G.Graduate in Pharmacy.
Phila.Philadelphia.
Philol.Philological.
Philos.Philosophical.
Photog.Photographic.
Phys.Physician, Physical.
Phys. and Surg.Physicians and Surgeons.
Physiol.Physiological.
P.I.Philippine Islands.
P.M.Postmaster.
Poly.Polytechnic.
P.Q.Province of Quebec.
P.R.Porto Rico.
Prep.Preparatory.
Pres.President.
Pres.Presbyterian.
Presb.Presbyterian.
Prin.Principal.
Prof.Professor.
Prog.Progressive.
Propr.Proprietor.
Pros. Atty.Prosecuting Attorney.
Pro Tem.Pro tempore (for the time being).
Psychol.Psychological.
Pub.Public, Publisher, Publishing, Published.
Pub.Publication.
Pvt.Private.
Ptg.Printing.
Q.M.Quartermaster.
Q.M.C.Quartermaster Corps.
Q.M.Gen.Quartermaster General.
Q.M.O.R.C.Quartermaster Officers' Reserve Corps.
Q.M.R.C.Quartermaster Reserve Corps.
Quar.Quarterly.
Que.Quebec (province).
R.A.M.Royal Arch Mason.
R.D.Rural Delivery.
R.E.Reformed Episcopal.
Rec.Recording.
R.F.D.Rural Free Delivery.
Regt.Regiment.
Regtl.Regimental.
Rep.Republican Representative.
Rev.Review; Reverend.
R.I.Rhode Island.
R.O.T.C.Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
R.P.Reformed Presbyterian.
R.R.Railroad.
Ry.Railway.
S.A.South America.
S.A.R.Sons of the American Revolution.
S.A.T.C.Students' Army Training Corps.
Savs.Savings.
S.B. (also B.S.)Bachelor of Science.
S.C.South Carolina.
Sc.D. (or D.Sc.)Doctor of Science.
Sch.School.
Sci.Science. Scientific.
S.C.V.Sons of Confederate Veterans.
S.D.South Dakota.
S.E.Southeast.
Sec.Secretary.

From "Who's Who in Iowa," compiled by Frank C. Lake and Lloyd N. Prince, Sioux City: Verstegen Printing Co., 1920, pp. 5-7. Transcribed by Lynn Diemer, September, 2014.

Transcribed by Lynn Diemer, September 17, 2014.

 
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