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Biography of George K. Powell

George K. Powell, member of the Muskogee bar, was born in Minneapolis, Kansas, a son of Samuel Joseph and Louisa (Rivers) Powell, the former a real estate dealer long connected with that line of business in support of his family. George K. Powell pursued his early education in the public and high schools of his native city and afterward entered the University of Kansas, from which he was graduated on the completion of a classical course in 1901, while in 1904 he received his professional degree, having for three years devoted his attention to the study of law. In April, 1905, he came to Muskogee and through the intervening period has remained in this city. Prior to this time he had spent two years in the law office of George K. Powell of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, before completing his course in the law department of the University of Kansas. His training and experience were thorough and constituted an excellent preparation for his professional activities here. He has confined his attention to civil law practice and is thoroughly familiar with every phase of that branch of jurisprudence. He prepares his cases with notable precision and care and never seems to lose sight of any detail bearing upon the cause, while at the same time he gives due emphasis to that important point upon which the decision of every case finally turns. He is a well known member of the Muskogee Bar Association and the Oklahoma State Bar Association and his contemporaries in practice recognize his fidelity at all times to the highest ethical standards of the pro-fession. He is now attorney...

Dull, Sarah J. – Obituary

Mrs. Sarah J. Dull, grandmother of Mrs. Wisdom Carnes, whose death occurred Sunday, February 28, in Tekoa, Wsh., was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Jan. 4, 1859. She grew to womanhood there and was married to Mr. Thomas. A few years after their marriage, her husband died, and she was later married to John Dull .Mr. Dull died several years ago. Mrs. Dull came west in 1890, and has made her home in Tekoa most of the time since then. Among the many relatives who mourn her loss, are eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dull was held in such respect in Tekoa that the business houses were closed from two until three o’clock on the afternoon of March 1 during the funeral services. Mrs. Dull will be best known to residents of North Powder as “Grandma” Dull. She was a frequent visitor at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Windom Carnes. North Powder News Friday, March 11,...

Biography of Eugene L. Dimick

Eugene L. Dimick. The vocation of writing and selling insurance had grown to enormous proportions during recent years, not entirely because the people have come to a realization of the necessity for protection, but also because of the men who are engaged in this line of endeavor, who are educating the general public in realizing the benefits accruing from insurance. To succeed in this line of business a man must possess certain qualities not found necessary in other avenues of business, including a thorough knowledge of all the angles of his vocation, a keen insight into human nature, have the faculty to put forth his facts and figures in a forcible and at the same time attractive way, and the ability to place his client’s insurance with a reliable company which will conserve the interests of the assured. Prominent among the men who are making the handling of insurance and loans their business in Southeastern Kansas, and who have won success in this difficult field, is found Eugene L. Dimick, of Chanute, whose long, active and honorable career had been featured by activities in various business enterprises. Mr. Dimick was born at Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, October 28, 1855, and is a son of A. S. and Emma M. (Levering) Dimick. The Dimick family was originally from England and was founded in this country during colonial days by two brothers, one of whom settled in Connecticut and the other in Massachusetts. Eugene L. Dimick is descended from the Massachusetts branch, as it was at Lester, in that state, that his grandfather, Jabez S. Dimick, was born in 1795. He was...

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