JOHN WILLIAM EMANUEL EHLERS
EHLERS, JOHN WILLIAM EMANUEL: Store Manager; b Dashwood Ontario Canada July 1, 1887; s of Henry Ehlers-Augusta Weber; ed acad dept Northwestern Coll Napierville Il 1905; m Irene Woods June 4, 1917 Muscatine; d Mary Ellen, Nancy Ann; 1906-10 emp in gen mdse stores, Morrison Ill; 1910-12 with Brey Black Merc Co, Memphis Tenn; 1912-14 in gen merc store, Clinton; 1914-17 & 1919-1922 in gen mdse business, Muscatine; 1922-27 asst mgr J C Penney Com, Emporia Kas, 1927- mgr, Atlantic; during World War enl as corp, Camp Pike Ark, disch Fort Dodge Jan 1919; Amer Legion; C of C, dir; DeMolay Dad 2 years; Lions, 1st VP; AF&AM; RAM; R&SM, past illustrious master York Rite; OES, patron; White Shrine, past head off, dist representative 2 years; Meth Ch, bd mbr; hobbies: sports, tennis; off 410-12 Chestnut; res 901 E 9th, Atlantic.
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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 196.