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Who's Who in Iowa 1920

An Authoritative Biographical
Directory of Iowa Citizens
Volume 1
Edition 1920-21

Compiled and Edited By
Frank C. Lake and Lloyd N. Prince

Published by Verstegen Printing Co., Sioux City, Iowa, 1920

Only biographical entries with Cass County connections have been transcribed.


BENNETT, Lewis K., co. agr. agent, Atlantic; b. Sioux Rapids, la., July 10, 1891; Cong.; Dem. ; ed. Sioux Rapids H. S.; I. S. C, B. S. in agr.; m. Helen M. South, Feb. 24, 1920, Minneapolis, Minn.; served 10 months with A. E. F. in the C. A. C. 60th reg. Former residences, Sterling, Ill., 1914-15; Galesburg, Ill., 1915-16; Spring Valley, Minn., 1916-17.

CHASE, Edwin P., newspaper publisher, Atlantic; b. Anita, Ia., Nov. 2, 1879; Epis.; Rep.; ed. grad. Atlantic H. S., June 1897; editor Atlantic News-Telegraph; active in Commercial Club work, former pres. Atlantic Commercial Club, also on directorate of club for several yrs.; mem. of Rotary club, K. P. Former residences, Denver, Colo., 1898-1901; Nampa, Idaho, part of 1907 and 1908.

GREEN LEAF, Dr. William S., physician and surgeon, Atlantic; b. Atlantic, la., Oct. 3, 1872; Meth.; Rep.; ed. Atlantic H. S., Ia. State Univ., degree of M. D.; m. Bessie M. Henshaw, June 15, 1898, Atlantic, Ia.; child. Eloise J.; stockholder and director of Atlantic Hospital Corp.; mem. A. F. & A. M., Rotary club. Former residence, Massena, la., 1895-1916.

HUPP, Dr. E. T., doctor dental surgery, Atlantic; b. Griswold, Ia., Dec. 12, 1885; Prot.; Rep.; ed. Griswold H. S., 1904; Atlantic H. S., 1906; U. of Ia., 1910; m. Blanche M. Thomas, Aug., 1910, Glendive, Mont.; child. Howard T.; holds commission in the Public Health Service as District Dental Examiner; is "Thrice Illustrious Master" of Atlantic Council of Royal and Select Masters; also holds chair in Masonic Chap, of R. A. M.; mem. local, dist., state, and national Dental Assns; also the Preparedness League of American Dentists. Former residence, Griswold, Ia., until 1904.

NELSON, Julius A., farmer, Atlantic; b. Cass Co.. Jan. 14, 1872; Rep.; ed. rural sch.; bus. coll.; Normal Training; pres. Atlantic Building and Supply Co.; v-pres. Farmers' Sav. bank, Atlantic; elected state sen. 18th dist., 1918.

NEWTON, Ed. L., farmer and banker, Anita; b. Bureau Co., Ill., Nov. 17, 1867; Prot.; Rep.; ed. Wyanet, Ill., H. S.; m. Roma S. Houck, March 19, 1891; child. Glen R., Hobart E., Irma M., Emmet M. ; cashier Citizens Sav. bank, Anita, la.; mem. 37th and 38th G. A.; pres. Anita bd. of ed.; mem. for 15 yrs.; was appointed organizer Cass Co. Council of Defense; mem. A. P. & A. M., O. E. S.; trustee of both and present Worthy Matron of latter.

OKELL, F. A., merchnnt, Lewis; b. near Lewis, Ia., Dec. 6, 1873; Cong.; Rep.; ed. H. S.; m. Josephine A. Boyd, Apr. 18, 1900, Lewis, Ia.; child. Frederick; founded the general merchandise bus. in 1903, being the senior mem. of the firm of Okell, Weaver & Co.; at laying of the corner stone of consolidated sch. bldg., acted as Grand Treas. for the Grand Lodge of Masons, who conducted the work; was also Grand Sec. at the laying of the corner stone for the new Masonic Temple at Lewis; past master of Lewis Masonic lodge; mem. I. O. O. F., Rebekahs, O. E. S., M. B. A., R. A. M.

WARD, Jennie M., teacher, Atlantic; b. Lewis, Ia., Dec. 4, 1884; Prot.; Dem.; ed. Lewis H. S.; work (liberal arts) in Highland Park Coll. and Drake Univ.; entered office of Co. supt. of schools, Jan. 1, 1913; serving third term. Former residence, Lewis, Ia., 1913.

lowans nominated for "Who's Who in Iowa" from
whom no biographies were received

F. C. Jones.
M. Funk.
Frank Albright.
W. F. Shindley.
Ira Smith.
W. J. Woodward.

Transcribed by Lynn Diemer, September 17, 2014.

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