GEORGE CARL VOSS
VOSS, GEORGE CARL: Manufacturer; b Exira, Iowa Dec 31, 1893; s of Ernest B Voss-Anna Petri; ed Audubon Co; Army Engrs Sch; m Evelyn H Rendleman Jan 14, 1915 Exira; s James L, Richard Lee; d Joan Hope, Georgia Ellen; 1909-12 farmer with father, Adair Co; 1912-14 woodworking & house bldg, Exira; 1914-15 ptr of father, E B Voss & Son Bldg Contrs, Exira; 1915-28 prop of Voss Wood Shop, Exira, custom woodwork & bldg contrs; 1928- owner & opr Voss Mfg Co, Atlantic, mfr sashes, doors, screens, stairs, bee supplies, safety tree saw, serves about 25 mile area; 1933-37 mbr city coun; during World War master engr sr grade, US 214th army engrs, gen construction, disch Jan 29, 1919; 4-min man; US com of Pub Information, 1917-18; Amer Legion, comm 1925, Atlantic past comm 1932 C of C; UCT, mbr since 1930; Lions; KP; WOW, past capt; 1913-18 scoutmaster, Exira, troop committeeman BSA 1918-38, dist scout commr southwestern Iowa since 1938; Congl Ch, past bd mbr; hobbies: hunting, Boy Scout work; off 602 East 3rd; res 1105 Locust, Atlantic.
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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 203.