Biography of T. W. Johnson

T. W. JOHNSON. There is no country in the world in which the march of civilization is more noticeable than America, where home life is at the highest ebb of refinement and moral excellence. In every branch of life is this noticeable, the homes in particular showing the delicate touch of the housewife whose keen



Biography of Perry E. Cook

Perry E. Cook has for more than twenty years been one of the principal carpenter contractors and builders of Topeka. His work and skill have been particularly exemplified in some of the finer residences of the city, and a large clientage have always felt a peculiar degree of assurance when any contract was entrusted to



Biography of Albert Henley

Albert Henley has been a resident of Lawrence for thirty-nine years. In all that time he had been actively and conspicuously identified with the material growth and commercial development of the state. Mr. Henley was a pioneer manufacturer of barbed wire in Kansas. Barbed wire is now accepted as a commonplace product of American industry.



Young, Blanche – Obituary

Arliene Lawson Young, 76, of Marshalltown, died Friday, Feb. 2, 1996, in Marshalltown. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fremont Funeral Chapel of Fremont, the Rev. Dean Sires officiating. Interment: Cedar Township Cemetery north of Fremont. A memorial fund has been established. Mrs. Young was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Burnsville, Minn.



Tomlinson, Thomas Harold – Obituary

Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Virgil T. Golden Mortuary, Salem, for T. Harold “Tommy” Tomlinson, 79, of Salem, who died Thursday [June 25, 1987]. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, and had lived in Salem since 1919. He graduated from the Willamette University Law School in 1930 and was a deputy



Lawson, Warren Lee – Obituary

Warren L. Lawson, 51, of Marshalltown, better known as “Doc” a native of Hedrick and one of Iowa’s widely known musicians, collapsed at Bloomfield last Tuesday, December 28, and died before he could be taken to a hospital. “Doc”, whose electric organ recitals and accompaniment for horse shows at fairs, dances, weddings, funeral and other



Biography of James H. Roe

James H. Roe, a member of the firm of Holmes, Roe & Pierson, the publishers of the Riverside Daily Press and Weekly Horticulturist, is classed among the pioneers of Riverside, and for the sixteen years preceding this writing has been prominently connected with the interests and industries of the colony. The brief facts gathered relating



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