Biography of Alonzo Beal

Few men have prospered in a greater degree than Alonzo Beal of Shawnee County. He came to Kansas when a boy, had a varied routine of experiences as a farm laborer, renter, western cowboy, and finally settled down to a carser which had brought him to a place where he is one of the largest



Biography of T. W. McCarthy

T. W. McCarthy is master mechanic of the Rock Island lince in the Kansas Division, and is a veteran in this branch of railroad service. He began his career many years ago as an apprentice back in New York, and had risen stsadily in the grade of responsibilities until he is now at the head



Biography of Charles R. Kelsey

Among the more recent accessions to the town of Mountain Home is Charles R. Kelsey, a gentleman of large business experience, who, as a wholesale dealer in groceries and hardware and general merchandise, has already proved himself a potent factor in the business circles of his adopted county. Mr. Kelsey is a native of New



Biography of Frederick Crete, Sr.

One of the most successful pioneer citizens of Silver City is Frederick Crete, who is a native of Hanover, Germany, where he was born in August 1833. He is a brother of John Crete, Sr., whose sketch will be found elsewhere in this volume. While still a young man Mr. Crete decided to try his



Binyon, Malcolm “Mick” – Obituary

Prairie City, Oregon Malcolm “Mick” Binyon, 61, of Prairie City, died Sept. 23, 2004, at his home. A private family service will be scheduled later. Malcolm was born on Jan. 8, 1943, at Cheyenne, Wyo. His parents were John and Cora Malcolm Binyon. He graduated from Smith Valley High School. He married Patricia Church on



Anderson, Wilhelm James “Bill” – Obituary

Halfway, Baker County, Oregon Wilhelm James “Bill” Anderson, 75, of Halfway died April 18, 2006, in Baker City. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church in Halfway. Interment will be at the Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after



Biographical Sketch of Frank A. Gates

Frank A. Gates general farmer and fruit-raiser near Anaheim, was born in Groton, Massachusetts, in 1836, a son of Loring Gates, a well-known merchant in Groton, Massachusetts, and Boston. Mr. Gates attended the University at Hartford, Pennsylvania, and at the age of eighteen years he went to Chicago, where he was engaged in the wholesale



Kimberling, Mabel P. Nelson Mrs. – Obituary

Mabel P. Kimberling, 98, a former Baker City resident, died May 1, 2001, at Cheyenne, Wyo. Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Ralph Holcomb will officiate. Interment will be in the Unity Cemetery. Mrs. Kimberling was born on July 14, 1902, at Unity



Slack, Lyle B. – Obituary

Lyle B. Slack, 1915 Davis St., died at his home Wednesday. He was 64. He was born Oct. 14, 1914, at Summerville, Ore. He attended elementary schools at Summerville and Imbler, and graduated from La Grande High School. Later, he lived in Wallowa County for five years. He was in the Army during World War



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