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Biographical Sketch of Herbert Hickman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Herbert Hickman is editor and owner of The Florence Bulletin, and had proved himself a very diligent and enterprising young newspaper man, coming up from the ranks of an apprenticeship as a printer. He was born in Las Animas, Colorado, December 6, 1893, a son of George W. and Maggie H. (Brown) Hickman, both of whom died when he was a small boy. His father was a native of Missouri and his mother of West Virginia. Herbert had a twin brother, Harvey Cecil, who died at the age of five years, and the youngest child, Warren Milton, was born in 1895 and died in 1902. After the death of his parents Herbert Hickman lived with his maternal grandparents at Colony, Kansas. His mother’s father was Rufus M. Brown, one of the early settlers at Colony. He served in the Union army as a member of Company G, First Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery Volunteers, and was long active in Grand Army circles in Kansas, His death occurred in Colony in 1911. In the home of his grandparents Herbert Hickman had good advantages, attending the public schools and spending three years working in the printing office of the Frce Press at Colony. He also continued his apprenticeship one year in Ottawa, Kansas. On March 2, 1914, he came...

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Cook, Lester – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon A Former Enterprise Resident Dies In Colorado Hospital Lester Cook passed away at Fort Lyons near Las Animas, Colorado, Aug. 30th, 1920, at the age of twenty-one years and eight months. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines, December 1, 1916, and saw service in the Pacific, being sent home from the Philippines about one year ago following an attack of flu. He has since been in the hospital at Fort Lyon. He is survived by his father, Fred Cook, and sister, Mrs. Elwood Robinson of Enterprise. The body was taken to Wassau, Wisconsin, for burial. Wallowa County Reporter, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, September 16,...

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Cook, Lester – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Enterprise, Oregon A Former Enterprise Resident Dies in Colorado Hospital Lester Cook passed away at Fort Lyons near Las Animas, Colorado, Aug. 30th, 1920, at the age of twenty-one years and eight months. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines, December 1, 1916, and saw services in the Pacific, being sent home from the Philippines about one year ago following an attack of flu. He has since been in the hospital at Fort Lyon. He is survived by his father, Fred Cook, and sister, Mrs. Elwood Robinson of Enterprise. The body was taken to Wassau, Wisconsin, for burial. Wallowa County Reporter, September 16,...

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