Biographical Sketch of Jo Lu Wolcott

Miss Jo Lu Wolcott, matron, February to June, 1912, was a daughter of the late Dr. Wolcott of Chandler, Oklahoma. She has had considerable experience as a teacher in the public schools of Kansas and Oklahoma, and in the government school for the Indians at Navajo Falls, Colorado. She is now serving as a teacher



Biography of Howard Davis

Howard Davis, the owner of a well improved and productive farm near Bartlesville, also has valuable oil wells on his property, and in the conduct of his interests he displays keen discernment, marked executive ability and enterprise. He is a native of Indiana but was reared in Illinois and in 1901 he came to Indian



Biography of Art Harris

Art Harris, president of the Art Harris Transfer & Storage Company of Muskogee, was born in McDonald county, Missouri, December 31, 1876, and is a son of M. A. and Rhoda A. (Richardson) Harris, the former a native of New York and the latter of Tennessee. The father went to Texas with his parents when



Biography of General Marion Swanson

General Marion Swanson of Muskogee, well known in real estate circles through his purchase and sale of farm lands, is also engaged in farming, but follows this more as a recreation than as a source of livelihood. He was born in Lineville, Iowa, April 29, 1863, and is a son of William E. and Susan



Biography of Charles Edwin Westlake

Charles E. Westlake. There is a type of business man who had apparently a peculiar genius for doing a number of things well and efficiently. Such a man had the commercial instinct highly developed. Charles E. Westlake of Sedan illustrates the type. He had been a farmer and rancher, had merchandised in several different lines,



Kaup, George L. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon George L. Kaup of La Grande died at his home Saturday morning. He was 76. Mr. Kaup was born Sept. 20, 1909, at Agra,Okla., to Fred W. and Aurelia (Swigart) Kaup. On July 20, 1926, he married Twhellice Breedlove at Cushing, Okla. Mr. Kaup owned and operated College Grocery in



Phillips, Francis E. – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Francis E. Phillips, 81, of North Powder died Aug. 31 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life was held at the grange hall in North Powder. His cremated remains will be scattered at Keating Bluff at 4 p.m. today Sept. 5. Mr. Phillips was born April 14, 1925, to Bahleum Alanzo



Weber, Richard R. – Obituary

Richard “Dick” R. Weber, 77, of La Grande died Sept. 30 at his home. At Dick’s request, there will be no services. Dick was born Dec. 10, 1929, to Otto P. and Jewel B. (Cunningham) Weber in Wellston, Okla. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their mom to Ventura, Calif., where they grew



Weber, Richard R. “Dick” – Obituary

Richard R. “Dick” Weber, 77, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 30, 2007, at his home in La Grande. At his request, there will be no funeral. Dick was born on Dec. 10, 1929, at Wellston, Okla., to Otto P. and Jewel B. Cunningham Weber. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their



Biography of Hon. George A. Neeley

Hon. George A. Neeley, of Hutchinson, is one of the younger men of Kansas, but had already gained distinction both in the law and business and as a valiant fighter for the cause of advanced principles in public affairs. Mr. Neeley came into special prominence not only in Kansas but over the nation during his



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