In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending
At the anniversary meeting of the Seneca County Medical Society held at Waterloo, July 23, 1885, a resolution was introduced by Dr. S. R. Welles, and adopted by the Society, that a committee be appointed which should prepare biographical sketches of members of the Society from its earliest history to the present time. As a result, this manuscript was published which includes 75 biographies of the early pioneers of the Seneca County Medical Society.
Pennsylvania had long been noted for her distingnished men in all walks of life. This is particalarly true of the Pennsylvania bar, and the current and popular phrase “a Philadelphia lawyer,” denoting unusual ability and intellectual acumen, illustrates the fact that it was thoroughly recognized both in and out of Pennsylvania that the lawyers of
La Grande, Oregon Della Reeder, 77, of Pahrump, Nev., and formerly of La Grande died Sept. 17. A memorial service is planned in Pahrump Saturday. Mrs. Reeder was born to Bertha Gandy on Jan. 27, 1929, in Idaho. Her father died very early and she was raised by a stepfather, Wayne Gillis. Mrs. Reeder went
Funeral for Herbert Reeder will be 2 p.m. Monday in Folsom-Bishop Funeral Chapel, Pendleton, with vault burial at Olney Cemetery. Reeder, 67, died Thursday [October 2, 1980] at Hiersche’s Nursing Home. He was born at Adams, June 21, 1913, to Othello H. and Maud (Gholson) Reeder. Survivors include his wife, Vernita E., sons Raymond and
Vernita Ellen Reeder, 82, of Pendleton, died Tuesday, April 9, 1996, at St. Anthony Hospital. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Burns Mortuary Chapel of Pendleton. Vault interment will be in Olney Cemetery, Pendleton. Mrs. Reeder was born Dec. 1, 1913 to John Adolph and Hilda Aurora Planting Molstrom. She lived all her
James S. Reeder, postmaster at Garrett, to which position he was appointed in July, 1898, located in Bourbon in 1856. He is a son of John A. and Mary B. (Harter) Reeder. John A. Reeder was born in Ohio in 1815 and died in 1891. David Harter (maternal grandfather) was a native of Virginia. James
James S. Reeder was born March 4, 1840, in Darke County, Ohio, and came with his parents in 1856 to this locality, where he engaged in farming. He enlisted August, 1862, in Company G, Seventy-ninth Illinois Infantry, and served three years. At the battle of Stone River, December 31, 1862, he was wounded and taken