Henry Dockstader, proprietor of the Revere House, was born in Jefferson County, N.Y., in 1836; moved in 1842 to Tioga County, Pa.; thence to Jones County, Ia., in 1857. He there engaged in farming until 1872, then moved to Panora, Guthrie County, where he farmed until the autumn of 1881. He came to Odebolt and took charge of the Odebolt House, which he thoroughly renovated and refitted, changing the name to Revere. It is now a first-class hotel.
Biographical Sketch of Henry Dockstader
MLA Source Citation:Western Publishing Company History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth: A Comprehensive Compilation of Progressive Events Concerning the Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages--biographical Sketches of the Pioneers and Business Men, with an Authentic History of the State of Iowa. Sioux City, Iowa: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 22 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-henry-dockstader.htm - Last updated on Aug 16th, 2012
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