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Biography of Mathew Alouisis Munding

Mathew Alouisis Munding, proprietor of the business at Muskogee conducted under the name of the New State Flour & Feed Company, a wholesale concern, belongs to that class of enterprising men whose activity and determination are salient elements in the up building of the community in which they reside. Muskogee owes not a little other commercial development to the efforts of Mr. Munding, who came to this state from Kansas, his birth having occurred in St. Paul, Kansas, July 30, 1881. He is a son of M. A. and Anna (Duling) Munding. The father engaged in the flour and feed business and thus in early youth Mathew A. Mending became familiar to a greater or less degree with the line of activity with which he is now identified. He was educated by the Jesuit Fathers at St. Paul, Kansas, end when his textbooks were put aside concentrated his efforts and attention upon the flour mill and the sawmill business and also did threshing. In 1907 he came to Muskogee and here organized the New State Flour & Feed Company, which was formed in the year in which Oklahoma was admitted to the Union. He is sole owner of the business and his building extends from Broadway to Okmulgee Street and along the line of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad. He does a jobbing business and ships in carload lots, using as his slogan, “nothing too good for our customers.” He holds to high standards in dealing with his patrons and has enjoyed steady success from the beginning. He started business in Muskogee with a cash capital of but...

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