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Biography of George F. Zerzan, M. D.

George F. Zerzan, M. D. With his home and practice at Holyrood since 1905, Doctor Zerzan is a man of conspicuous success not only in his profession but by the rapidity with which he had accumalated important business interests. Doctor Zerzan is not yet forty and it would seem that his substantial achiovements to date predieate a splendid success as the form of his life’s activities. Doctor Zerzan was born at Schuyler, Nebraska, August 23, 1878. He is of Bohemian parentage and ancestry. His grandfather, Joseph Zerzan, was born in Bohemia in 1818, served his time in the Bohemian army, was a tailor by trade, and in 1851 brought his family to America and settled at Cedar Rapids, Lows, where he continued to follow his trade until his death in 1888. His son, Joseph Zerzan, father of Doctor Zerzan, was born in Bohemis, Austria, in 1849, and was three years of age when his parents brought him to America. He grew up and married at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, moved from there to Omaha and later to Schuyler, Nebraska, and in that town was a hardware merehant and afterwards in the real estate and insurance business. He died at Schuyler in 1915. He gave much time to the two great fraternal orders, the Modern Woodmen of America and Ancient Order of United Workmen. He traveled as an organizer for these fraternities quite extensively, and established the Bohemian Branch of the Modern Woodmen of America. He was actively affiliated with these fraternities and also with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and C. S. P. S. He and...

Biographical Sketch of John Murton Gundry

Gundry, John Murton; banker; born, Mineral Point, Wis., Sept. 7, 1859; educated, public schools in Mineral Point and Northwestern University; left at close of junior year; three law course at Baldwin University, graduated, 1903, LL. B.; married, Sept. 5, 1894, Frances Ruth Gilchrist; issue, five children; spent one year in Chicago, then went to Silverton, Colo.; went into the San Juan County Bank; became partner and cashier of the bank in 1882; acting cashier for a time of the First National Bank of Lincoln, Neb.; same position in the Schuyler National Bank of Schuyler, Neb.; in 1888, engaged in coal operations in the Santana Mountains of Southern California; left in 1889, and spent the summer on Puget Sound; came to Cleveland in 1890; one of the organizers, sec’y and treas. of the Mechanics Savings Bank; elected pres. in 1892, continuing position when bank became Lake Shore Banking & Savings Co., and later Lake Shore Banking & Trust Co.; veteran member Troop A; Republican; member St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Phi Kappa Sigma and Delta Gamma Chi fraternities; Chamber of Commerce, and Union, University, Hermit and Euclid Clubs. Recreations: Golf and Music; summer home at East Orleans on Cape Cod,...

Draper, Judson – Obituary

Judson Draper Services Today Judson Wolvert Draper was born May 21, 1869, near Schuyler, Neb., and passed away suddenly at his home in Enterprise at 9 o’clock Monday morning, Dec. 20. Mr. Draper came to Oregon when he was 14 years old, and his home had been here ever since. In La Grande in 1894 he was married to Miss Sarah Frances Baldwin, and they came to Wallowa county to make their home many years ago. They lived first at Lostine, later moving to a farm in the Leap county where they resided for ten years before moving to Enterprise. Mr. and Mrs. Draper were the parents of two children, Mrs. James Fisher of Enterprise and Kelso Draper of St. Paul, Ore., both of whom, with the widow, survive. There are also six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) from the Booth chapel and burial will be in the Enterprise cemetery. For many years Mr. Draper was a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge, but of late had not kept up his relation with the lodge. Wallowa County Chieftain Newspaper dated December 23, 1943 Contributed by Michelle...

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