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Biographical Sketch of Hon. William B. Beck

Hon. William B. Beck, farmer, Section 11, P. O. Arizona. He is a native of Scotland. In 1834, he came with his parents to Wyoming County. N. Y. There he assisted on their farm. In 1849, went to California; engaged in mining; returned to New York in 1851, there continued farming till 1855, when he came to Nebraska, located in Burt County, where he has since resided, except for one year in Colorado. He owns one of the best-improved farms in this locality, consisting of about 400 acres, and is largely engaged in stock raising. He represented this county in the Legislature in 1855-56. Was also a member of the Senate in 1879.

MLA Source Citation:

Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography Of Nebraska. Chicago: Alden Publishing Company. 1912. Web. 26 May 2016.
- Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012

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