W. E. Price, a resident of Camargo, and the present County surveyor, who has efficiently served in this capacity for twelve years, was born in New York city July 8, 1849. He was a son of William Edward and Mathilda M. (Wilson) Price, natives of Ireland. His father was a cabinetmaker by trade, an Episcopalian in religious belief and died in New York city. M r. Price came to Douglas County in 1860 and was hound out to a Mr. McNair, going through all the hardships that generally befall a poor orphan.
In 1873 he was married to Miss Ella Drummonds, of this County. He is the present nominee on the Republican ticket for re-election to, the office of County surveyor.