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Biographical Sketch of D. H. Dillon

D. H. Dillon, merchant, P. O. North Branch, was born in Keokuk County, Iowa, October 12, 1846. Enlisted in the United States army, in Company A, Forty-eighth Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1873, and took a homestead ten miles northwest of Burr Oak, in Walnut Township. In the spring of 1878 Mr. Dillon established himself in business, carrying a general stock of goods. He built a building in 1882, 22×40 feet, and has the same well filled with goods. He was appointed postmaster in May 1878, and named the office North Branch. With Malen Lamb, he has laid out a town, which they called after the post office. He was married in Warren County, Iowa, April 30, 1866, to Miss Emma Folger.

MLA Source Citation:

Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: William G. Cutler. 1883. Web. 2 December 2015.
- Last updated on Mar 22nd, 2012

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