W. L. Handy, hardware, stoves, tin ware, etc. Is a native of Albany, Mo.; in 1872, he came to Blair; worked for Reordan & Kerney, hardware, about five years; the firm of W. L. Handy & Co. was then established, they buying out C. A. Meyers & Co.; this business continued till January, 1880, when Mr. Handy came to Oakland; worked for Blanchard & Latta about one year; W. L. Handy then bought out Blanchard & Latta, and has carried on the business ever since March 12, 1881; he does a business of about $17,000 a year.
Biographical Sketch of W. L. Handy
MLA Source Citation:Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography Of Nebraska. Chicago: Alden Publishing Company. 1912. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/nebraska/biographical-sketch-of-w-l-handy.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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