Surname: DeLong

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Biograpy of Delong Brothers

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Delong Brothers. That push and enterprise which take men over the heights of success has been the distinguishing quality of DeLong Brothers at Sadorus. In the southwestern part of Champaign County at least their achievements and their circumstances are almost too well known to need special reference, but for the benefit of the more remote sections of the county, and also as a record for the future something should be given as an outline of their careers. The firm consists of William H. and Edward B. DeLong. Both of them are natives of Champaign County and belong to an old and honored family. William H. was born in Sidney Township, November 2, 1873. The parents were Charles G. and Edna (Moore) DeLong, the former a native of New York and the latter of Massachusetts. They came to Champaign County in 1859, living one year in Philo Township, and the next year they spent in Wisconsin. On returning to Champaign County they located in Sidney Township in 1861 and brought with them from Chicago a flock of sheep, which they drove overland. Charles G. DeLong was a successful farmer of the county and died here in 1913. His widow is still living at Sadorus. They had eight children: George A., of Foosland; C. B., of Fithian, Illinois;...

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DeLong, Vernon Ernest – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Union County, Oregon Vernon DeLong, Route 2, Box 2542A, La Grande, died Wednesday in Portland. He was 72. Mr. DeLong was born June 27, 1910 in La Grande, the son of Ernest Homer and Fannie (Gekeler) DeLong. He married Lois J. Conley December 11, 1932 in La Grande. He attended the Liberty Grade School and La Grande High School, graduating in 1919. He attended Oregon State College in Corvallis. He owned and operated a dairy farm for many years and worked for the La Grande School District as a custodian and bus driver. Mr. DeLong was a member of the La Grande Christian Church, serving as elder for many years. He was chairman of the church board and a trustee. Mr. DeLong was a member of the La Grande Kiwanis Club for 25 years and held office as past president and lieutenant governor. He also was a charter member of the Mavericks and was a 4-H club leader for 45 years. Mr. DeLong was a member of the BPOE No. 433, and was on the Union County Fair Board for 25 years. He also served as president of the Oregon Fair Association and served 13 years with the Blue Mountain Rodeo. Survivors include his wife of La Grande, sons Dale and Cecil; daughter Mrs....

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