Read, C. E.
The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Sac City.
C.E. Read, furniture dealer and undertaker, was born in March, Canada, Dec., 20th, 1826; moved to Toledo, O., in April, 1856; was engaged in the drug business four years; then moved to Huron County, Mich., where he was engaged in same business for three years. In Aug., 1865, he came to Sac City and engaged in contracting and building. He entered his present business in 1873; employs first-class cabinet-maker, and carries a fine stock of everything in his line.
Source: Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Sac City