W. B. Tartt, station agent at
Guttenberg, was born in Joe Daviess County, Ill., in
1857. He began learning telegraphy at New Albion, where
he remained about three years; thence to Montevideo,
where he was assistant agent for a time. He then went to
Fillmore County, Minn., and was station agent at Harmony
till April 1, 1881, when he went to Harper's Ferry, Iowa;
he took charge of the station at Guttenberg, Feb. 24,
1882. He is both station and express agent at this place.
His wife was formerly Mudgie See, of Minnesota.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 873
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