Biographical Sketch of Robert B. Mitchell, Gen.

Gen. Robert B. Mitchell was a soldier of the Mexican war from Ohio, a leading figure of Kansas territorial days, one of the ablest officers of the Oivil war representing the Union army of the state, and finally governor of the Territory of New Mexico. He was born in Richland County, Ohio, April 4, 1823;



Biography of John M. Everts

John M. Everts. When he came to Kansas Mr. Everts took up farming and with every reason might still be classifled as a farmer since he had two well improved places in Nemaha County near Baileyville. For over twenty years, however, he had given much of his time to the Baileyville State Bank, of which



Biographical Sketch of Peter Becker

Peter Becker was born in Prussia, Germany, in 1841. His father, George Becker, was born in Prussia and came to the United States about 1846, locating at Mansfield, Ohio, where he was a merchant. He had served his term in the regular army of Germany. Peter Becker was five years of age when brought to the



Biography of Horatio W. Gates

Horatio W. Gates is one of the oldest and best known undertakers and embalmers in the State of Kansas. He had been in business for many years at Rossdale, his present location being 29 Southwest Boulevard. He had not been alone in that profession, and it is noteworthy that Mrs. Gates was the first woman



Biographical Sketch of John G. W. Cowles

Cowles, John G. W.; financier; born, Oberlin, O., March 14, 1836; son of Rev. Henry and Alice Welch Cowles; educated in public and preparatory schools of Oberlin; entered Oberlin College, graduating in 1856; studied for the ministry, earning money for education by teaching; graduated from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1859; married, in 1859, to



Biographical Sketch of Clarence W. Courtney

Courtney, Clarence W.; civil engineer; born, Mansfield, O., Aug. 16, 1879; son of John W. and Mary B. Whiteman Courtney; degree of mechanical engineer, Case School of Applied Science, 1903; married, Cleveland, June 2, 1904, Mary L. Gates; issue, Leland S., Oct. 17, 1907, John R., Oct. 10, 1910; member Phi Kappa Psi, Tan Betta



Biographical Sketch of Frederick Charles Deisher

Deisher, Frederick Charles; master plumber; born, Pottsville, Pa., Jan. 31, 1873; son of Wm. E. and Jane E. Smith Deisher; educated, Cleveland schools; married, Mansfield, O., June 13, 1898, Josephine Schambs; three children; for eight years F. C. Deisher Plumbing & Heating, Incorporated, Feb. 28, 1913; pres. and mgr. The Deisher Plumbing & Heating Co.;



Biographical Sketch of Charles A. McDonald

McDonald, Charles A.; coal business; born, Pittsburgh, Pa., April, 1862; son of Duncan and Mary A. McCollough McDonald; educated, Wooster University, Wooster, O.; married, Mansfield, O., Dec. 30, 1896, Minnie L. Carrother; one son, Walter N. McDonald; treas. in the following coal companies: The James Mullin. Co., The State Line Co., The South Palmyra Co.,



Biographical Sketch of Charles Alfred Parsons

Parsons, Charles Alfred; real estate; born, Dec. 25, 1847, Hoosick Falls, N. Y.; son of Hial Kenyon and Harriet Robinson Parsons; educated, public school and graduate of Seilers Technical School, Harrisburg, Pa.; married, April 24, 1873, Della B. Parr, Mansfield, 0.; one son, Harry Arthur; Cleveland, 1874, with Cartwright, McCurdy & Co.. iron mfrs., then



Becker, Maude Elsie Mrs. – Obituary

Telocaset, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Maude Elsie Becker, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Snider, of Telocaset, died at Baker June 16, and was interred at Union Saturday last, services by Rev. Pratt of Cove. Maude Elsie Becker, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Snider, was born July 24, 1887, at



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