Surname: Wolf

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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Disbursements to Cherokees under the Treaty of May 6, 1828

Abstract of disbursements and expenditures made by George Vashon, Indian Agent for the Cherokees west of the Mississippi, under the stipulations of the Treaty with said tribe of 6th May, 1828, between the 16th September, 1830, and the 31st December, 1833. In total this list represents 390 Cherokee families and 1835 individuals who each received 25.75 as part of their payment under the 5th article of the treaty of 6th May, 1828.

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Exira Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Akers, Lincoln. Wf. Mary; ch. Otto, Laura, Cleo, Bryon, Trilby, Lincoln, Lilly, Vinona, Frank,Alvia, Lewis, Robert and Carol. P. O. Brayton,R. 1. O. 25 ac., sec. 21. (52.) Albertson, Lars. Wf. Hannah; ch. Harry P., Mabel C. and ArnoldN. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 32; O. 80 ac., sec. 29. (11.) Anderson, A. F. Wf. Otilla; ch. Arthur, Vera, Edith, Max and Raymond. P. O. Brayton, R. I. O. 40 ac., sec. 29; O. 119.50 ac.,...

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1921 Farmers Directory of Audubon Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; (), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Allexander, David. Wf. Clara; ch. Alice, Frank and Mable. Anita, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 33. Isabell Duthie. Alt, Wm. Ch. Ruth, Raymond and Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 50 ac., sec. 7; O. 275 ac., sec. 8 (8.) Anderson Bros. P. O. Adair, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 12;O. 40 ac., sec. 1. (45.) Owners, G. A. Anderson and Andrew Anderson. Anderson., Chris. Wf. Alvilda; ch.Nels and Elsie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 161.51 ac., sec....

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An Empty Saddle – Pvt. Clarence Spotted Wolf

“If I should be killed, I want you to bury me cession. It is pleasing to fancy the spirits of One of the hills east of the place where my brave warriors long departed watching benign grandparents and brothers and sisters only from the Happy Hunting Grounds, Other relatives are buried. As for the empty saddle — who knows? “If you have a memorial service, I want the soldiers to go ahead with the American flog. I want cowboys to follow, all on horseback. I want one of the cowboys to lend one of the wildest of the T...

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Biography of Edgar P. Wolf

Edgar P. Wolf, the treasurer of the Perfex Radiator Company and one of the wide-awake, alert and enterprising young business men of Racine, was born in Chicago, October 6, 1891, a son of J. P. and Emily J. (Augustus) Wolf. The father was engaged in the stone business and in the building and real estate business. He afterward served for ten years as United States marshal, retiring from that position on the 1st of January, 1916. He is not now actively connected with any business affairs, although he is financially interested in the Perfex Radiator Company and holds the office of secretary. E. P. Wolf, after attending .the public schools of Chicago, became a student in the University of Chicago and after his textbooks were put aside was engaged in various manufacturing and commercial lines in different capacities until the organization of the Automobile Radiator & Parts Manufacturing Company, in which he was associated with F. M. Opitz and others. They developed the largest enterprise of this character in Chicago and Mr. Wolf became one of its directors. At length plans were perfected to remove the business to Racine and the company took over the invention and patents of F. M. Opitz, who had brought forth a radiator which was an improvement on all others that had hitherto been manufactured for internal combustion engine use. The plant was established...

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Biographical Sketch of F. W. Wolf

F. W. Wolf, firm of Fritz & Wolf, proprietors of Madison Mills, was born in Germany; when a child came with his parents to Waukesha County, Wis.; assisted on their farm; in 1867, came to Franklin County, Iowa, there engaged in farming; April, 1881, came to Madison and became a member of this firm. Married, in 1876, to Carrie Stracke, of Waukesha County, Wis. They had two children, one living, Herbert...

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Biography of Jacob H. Wolf

JACOB H. WOLF. There is not a more popular citizen and official in Baxter County, Arkansas, than Jacob H . Wolf, who has several times served in the capacity of sheriff of the county, and whose conduct of the affairs of that office has been such as to commend him to the good opinion of the general public, irrespective of party affiliation. He was born in what is now Baxter but was then Izard) County, Arkansas, March 31, 1845, a son of William M. and Phcebe E. (Kellow) Wolf, the former of whom was born in Kentucky, but was only a child when his father, Jacob Wolf, brought him to Arkansas. They located near the mouth of North Fork on White River, and there made their home for over fifty years, Jacob Wolf being a farmer, merchant, trader and blacksmith, in which duties he was assisted by his sons, and these energetic men did much to develop the resources of northern Arkansas and make the present advanced state of civilization possible. Jacob Wolf received the appointment of Indian agent from the United States Government, with the rank of major, and held this position many years. He also held other official positions of trust and honor. He was a Democrat, a member of the Missionary Baptist Church, and was a man well known and highly honored in his day. William...

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Biographical Sketch of Jesse G. Wolf

Wolf, Jesse G.; coal business; born, Webster, W. Va., Dec. 19, 1881; son of Charles M. and Susan Cole Wolfe; educated, West Virginia Wesleyan University and University of West Virginia; married, Grafton, W. Va., April, 1909, Grace E. Tregellas; issue, one son, Charles Tregellas Wolfe; 1902, with Henderson Coal Co., Charlevoi, Pa.; Davis Coal & Coke Co., Simpson, W. Va., 1903; auditor L. B. Brydon & Co., 1904-1910; traffic mgr. Hutchinson Coal Co., 1910-1911, Fairmount, W. Va.; western mgr. Hutchinson Coal Co., 1912 to date; Elks (B. P. 0. E.); member Methodist Episcopal Church. Recreation:...

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Biographical Sketch of L. J. Wolf

Wolf, L. J.; investments; born, Cleveland, 1856; son of Jacob and Mathilda Mandelbaum Wolf; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Erie Pa., 1886, Carolyn Mandelbaum; issue, two sons; pres. Wolf, Baker Co., Aurora, Elgin & Chicago R. R. Co., Western Ohio R. R. Co., Cleveland Mining Co., Laurence Mines Co.; vice pres. Cleveland, South Western & Columbus R. R. Co.; sec’y Morrison Realty Co.; partner Mandelbaum, Wolf & Lang; member Excelsior, Athletic and Oakwood...

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Biographical Sketch of Morris J. Wolf

Wolf, Morris J.; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Oct. 2, 1867; son of Jacob and Mathilda Mandelbaum Wolf; Cleveland public school education; from 1883 to 1896 associated with J. Wolf in hide and tallow business; member of Prince & Wolf, cloak and suit mfrs., New York, 1896-1899; Prince, Wolf Co., Cleveland, 1899-1910; pres. Keetch Knitting Co., Cleveland, 1911-1912; treas. and sec’y Consolidated Knitting Co., 1912 ; member Chamber of Commerce, Wholesale Merchants and Manufacturers Board, Chamber of Commerce, Association of Women’s Wear Manufacturers; member Excelsior and Oakwood...

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Canton Asylum, 1910, List of Patients

In 1898, Congress passed a bill creating the only ‘Institution for Insane Indians’ in the United States. The Canton Indian Insane Asylum, South Dakota (sometimes called Hiawatha Insane Asylum) opened for the reception of patients in January, 1903. Many of the inmates were not mentally ill. Native Americans risked being confined in the asylum for alcoholism, opposing government or business interests, or for being culturally misunderstood. A 1927 investigation conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs determined that a large number of patients showed no signs of mental illness. The asylum was closed in 1934. While open, more than...

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