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1940 Who's Who


CARLSON, ELMER GUSTAV: Hybrid Seed & Feed Dealer; b Massena, Iowa Apr 24, 1909; s of Charles Frederick Carlson-Christina F Carlson; ed Audubon HS 1929; m Susan Gertrude Tidball Sept 7, 1937 Des Moines; 1922-25 farmed with father near Audubon; 1927- owner & opt Carlson Hybrid Corn Co, Audubon; 1929-36 traveling jobs, various selling jobs, contracted sheep shearing jobs in S D, N D, Mont & Iowa, also farmed with father near Audubon; 1938 candidate for secy of agr; 1935 natl cornhusking champion, world's record of 41.52 bushels in 80 minutes; owner & oper 410 A farm land, Audubon Co; Assoc Hybrid Producers; Iowa Future Farmers Assn, ch mbr; C of C; Audubon Country Club; AF&AM 392; First Presby Ch; Dem; hobby: travel; off 415 1/2 S Park; res 306 E Division, Audubon.

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Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 65.

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