(See Hildebrand and Ghigau)—William D., son of Reese T. and Rachel (Hildebrand) Mitchell was born October 5, 1854. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and is a blacksmith.
He married in Delaware District March 7, 1875, Elizabeth, daughter of George and Elizabeth Newton, born June 1, 1855 in Marion County. Masonic fraternity. He was elected a ty, Missouri.
Mr. Mitchell is a member of member of council from Going Snake District, August 1, 1887 and August 5, 1889 and was one of the “Immortal fourteen” that sustained Chief Joel B. Mayes in his fight against the cattle men of the Cherokee outlet for a higher grazing lease rental.