A. J. McKinnon, the present sheriff of Harney County, was born in Page County, Iowa, in 1866. He has been a resident of this County with but short intervals since 1886, during a portion of which time he conducted a blacksmith shop in Burns. In June 1896, he was elected sheriff on the Democratic ticket,
1st Lt., F. A., Btry. A, 30th Div., 113th Regt. Born in Robeson County; son of A. J. and Mrs. Jennie L. McKinnon. Entered service July 24, 1917, at Maxton. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills, going from there to France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. August, 1917; 2nd Lt.
Private, Baker and Cook School. Born in Moore County, Nov. 4, 1891; son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. McKinnon. Entered the service July 22, 1918, at Carthage, N.C. Was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga., and from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Transferred to Camp Lee, Va., June 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp