Biographical Sketch of William Z. Swarts
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William Z. Swarts, proprietor of the Red Front auction store, was born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in 1840; removed to Wooster, O., in 1844. He enlisted in Co. I, 16th O. regiment, and remained in the army until Jan. 28th, 1866, when he was mustered out; served in the official capacity of orderly sergeant. He moved to Iowa City, Iowa, in 1866; thence to Chicago in 1871, where he was engaged in auctioneering; thence to Sioux City in 1873.
MLA Source Citation:History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-william-z-swarts.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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