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HEDGES, WRIGHT W: Owner Cleaning Co; b Atlantic, Iowa Dec 9, 1888; s of J S Hedges-Helen Wright; ed Atlantic HS; m Mabel Cullins Dec 15, 1915 Atlantic; 1903-08 learned tailors trade; 1908- with brother Roy, owner & opr cleaning business, Atlantic; 1908- mbr fire dept, Atlantic, 1927- fire chief; during World War 163rd depot brigade Camp Dodge, Des Moines 1918-19, priv 1st class; Iowa Fireman's Assn, past pres; Iowa Fire Chiefs Assn, pres; Internatl & Missouri Valley Chiefs Assns; C of C, VP; Rotary, past pres; Country Club, past pres; BPOE; AF&AM; KT, past exalted ruler; Presby Ch, trustee; hobby: fire dept; off 14 E 4th; res 501 Oak, Atlantic.

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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 197.

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