E.R. Kirk, postmaster, was born in Ottawa County, Ohio., in 1834; came to Sioux City in 1856, and in the following year engaged in the mercantile business, which business he continued until 1873; then held the office of deputy county treasurer; was appointed deputy collector of internal revenue in 1876, and was appointed postmaster in 1878. Mr. Kirk was married in 1859 to Mary P. Sawyers, and has five children-W.A., E.L., Charles, Frank and Mamie. W. A. Kirk, is deputy P.M., and E.L. Kirk is delivery clerk.
Biographical Sketch of E.R. Kirk
MLA Source Citation:History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-e-r-kirk.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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