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Nevin M. Foltz, the younger son of Martin L. Foltz, was born at Burlingame, Kansas, October 14, 1879. He now had the important responsibilities of managing the old homestead of 365 acres in Shawnee County. He had helped set the pace in this county as a stock raiser, and is making a specialty of high grade shorthorn cattle.

Like his brother active in local affairs, he is one of the directors of the Wakarusa State Bank, is serving as present township trustee and is also secretary of the Wakarusa Commercial Club. As a voter his support had always gone to the republican ticket.

On December 19, 1914, he married Miss Jessie Lena Burbank. Her parents Otis and Martha Burbank now live at Richland, Kansas. Her father came to Kansas in the early days from Illinois, while her mother is of an old Virginia family. Mr. and Mrs. Nevin Foltz had one daughter, Mary Helene, who died March 12, 1916, at the age of eight weeks.

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