Biographical Sketch of Geo. D. Bryan
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Geo. D. Bryan, stock dealer and shipper, was born in Howard County, Ia., in 1857; moved with parents to Burritt, Ill.; thence in 1869 to Dunlap, Ia. In 1875 he was employed in Jackson’s hardware store; in 1877 engaged in the stock business with is brother, T.J., as partner. They bought and shipped from Col. and Wyoming, as also in this vicinity. They also raised thoroughbred cattle. In Dec., 1880, they shipped a car load to Chicago which averaged 2,080 lbs. Geo. D.B. is now sole proprietor of the business at Dunlap. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. order.