SOME OF ATLANTIC'S BUSINESS HUSTLERS (Cont'd)
CYRUS B. OSBORNE.
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Mr. Osborne has been a resident of Cass county for over forty years, and opened the first furniture store the county every had.|
Mr. Osborne is the oldest business man in the county and has a longer service credited to him as an undertaker than any other in this profession in the state. During these years he has been a consistent plugger for Atlantic and the ideals she represents in he commercial world.
A man of his type is an asset to any community. He is a charter member of the Atlantic Masonic Lodge, and several times has had conferred upon him by this society distinctions of an exalted order.
In his youth he enlisted in the Federal army, and freely underwent the privations that were necessary for the triumph of what that cause stood for, and is an active member of the Grand Army. Mr Osborne has given of his money and time for the progress of the better civil life of Atlantic. He has served on the school board and city council.
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From: Industrial Edition, published by Atlantic News Telegraph, Atlantic, Iowa, 1913, pg. 83. Transcribed by Cheryl Siebrass, February, 2015.