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E.B. Williams
Cass Twp.

E. B. Williams, druggist, corner Elkader and Mission streets, Strawberry Point, was born Aug. 3, 1834, in Alleghany County, N. Y., and was a son of Chester W. and Theodosia Williams. He attended school until he was eighteen years old, then went to work with his father, who was a house painter, and also followed boating on the Alleghany River. In 1842 he came West, locating in Freeport, Ill., where he resided until 1849, then returned to the East. In 1854 he again came West, and in 1872 settled in Strawberry Point, where he has been engaged in the drug business since. He carries a full and complete stock of goods, and is one of the enterprising business men of the city.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 704
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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