N.C. Brunk, proprietor of grocery store and restaurant, was born in Virginia in 1852; served as postmaster in Va. four years. Came west, settled in Sioux City, and I Oct. 1881. He was station agent for the B. & O. R.R., for some time. He married Carrie Hite, of Middletown, Va.
C.W. Cutler, M.D., was born in Winneshiek Co., Iowa, in 1858; moved with his parents in 1871 to Osage; graduated from Cedar Valley Seminary in 1877, and from Rush Medical College, Chicago in 1880; practiced medicine in Osage one year, and in 1881, located in Sioux City. Although his arrival is of comparatively recent date,
J.P. Dennis, of the firm of Dennis & Co., was born in Somerset County, Maine, in 1832, removed to N.Y. in 1851; thence to Dubuque, Iowa, in 1853, and to this city in 1867. He served his country in the late war from 1862 until 1863 in Co. G., 40th I.I.
R.A. Broadbent, proprietor of livery stable, on Douglas street, between 4th and 5th streets; established business in 1869. He was born in Ill., in 1844. He moved to Fayette County, Iowa, and came to Sioux City in 1868. He served in the late war two years in Co. F., 9th I.I., under Captain Guinn.
Jesse M. Cunningham, the leading hatter of the city, was born in N.Y., in 1858; came to Sioux City in 1869, and engaged in business with his father, until in April 1881, he entered his present business.
F.W. Anthon, of the firm of Tiedeman & Anthon, dealers in staple and fancy groceries, cigars, tobacco, etc., established business in 1875. He was born in Germany in 1836; came to America in 1857, and settled in Davenport, Iowa; removed to Sioux City in 1870, and was for three years in charge of the Chicago
L. B. Atwood, liveryman, established business in 1866; was born in Livermore, Maine; came west and settled in Sioux Falls, Dakota, in 1858; and the same year came to Sioux City, which makes him one of the pioneers of this place. He has been a member of the city council, and held other minor offices.
Deming & Hatch, dentists, are former residents of Vt. They came to this city in Nov., 1880, and opened their present office. Their practice is extensive and remunerative.
John Brennan, attorney-at-law; commercial collections, a specialty. Napoleon Brouillette, dealer in groceries and provisions, was born in Montreal, Canada, Aug. 15th, 1852; came to the U.S. in 1869, and settled in Sioux City. He entered the employ of H.D. Booge & Co., where he remained three years; was then employed in the store of Joe.
Warren H. Cottrell was born in Renssellaer Co., N.Y., in 1852; removed to Waterloo, Iowa; graduated from the State University at Iowa City in the class of ’79, and came to Sioux City, Nov. 15th, 1880. He is now a member of one of the leading agricultural implement firms of this place.