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Biographical Sketch of F. H. LeDue

F. H. Le Due, hardware, stoves, tin ware, etc., was born in Charleston, S. C.; served in the late war about two years. In 1874, came to Columbus, Neb.; worked at the tinner’s trade till the fall of 1874, when he came to Oakdale, and opened a tin shop. He...

Biographical Sketch of B. F. Admire

B. F. Admire, attorney at law, is a native of Dubuque, Iowa; commenced his law studies with Folkler & Longueville. He afterward attended the law department of the State University of Iowa; graduated from this institution June 1880; came to Oakdale, and at once...

Biographical Sketch of O. P. Hurford

O. P. Hurford, was born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, in 1831; educated with the intention of entering the medical profession; reads five languages, and speaks three of them fluently; selected the mercantile business for a livelihood, and entered into business on his...

Biographical Sketch of G. C. Palmer

G. C. Palmer, County Judge, was born in Barry County, Mich., raised near Peoria, Ill.; April 1872, the family came to Oakdale. They opened a general store, which was the first store in Oakdale; continued this business until the fall of 1881, when he was elected County...

Biographical Sketch of E. P. McCormick

E. P. McCormick, editor Elkhorn Pen and Plow, is a native of Ross County, Ohio; in 1868, came to Columbus, Neb.; engaged in the drug business; in December, 1876, came to Oakdale, and on April 7, 1877, helped to establish the paper of which he is now editor and...

Biographical Sketch of R. Wilson

R. Wilson, County Clerk, Clerk of District Court and Register of Deeds, is a native of Rock County, Wis.; he taught school several years; in 1873, came to Antelope County. In the fall of 1875, he was elected County Clerk. He is now serving his fourth term. From 1874...

Biographical Sketch of Judge I. N. Taylor

Judge I. N. Taylor, real estate, is a native of Ross County, Ohio. In the spring of 1842, came to Jay County, Ind.; engaged in teaching, lecturing and other educational enterprises; in 1860, removed to Washington County, Ill.; in 1862, came to Columbus, Neb., engaged...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Kryger

Thomas Kryger, bookseller, stationer, and Postmaster, was born in Dunkirk, N. Y.; in 1867, came to Holland City, Mich.; in the fall of 1872, came to West Point, Neb., taught school at Rock Creek seven months, afterward engaged in merchandising; June 1873, they removed...

Biographical Sketch of S. S. King

S. S. King, County Treasurer, was born in McKean County, Penn. He enlisted, in 1861, in Company I, First Pennsylvania Rifles; lost his right leg at the battle of North Anna River, Va., May 23, 1864, was discharged June 29, 1865; in 1866, came to Dodge County, Neb.,...

Biographical Sketch of Charles F. Huntington

Charles F. Huntington, attorney at law, was born in Brattleboro, Vt.; was raised in Rochester, N. Y. He commenced the study of law at Pennsylvania, attended the Cazenovia Seminary in 1870, 1871 and 1872, also the Syracuse University; was admitted to the bar in the...
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