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Biographical Sketch of William Z. Swarts

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.

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