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1940 Who's Who


NELSON, MRS. GERTRUDE STEELE: Librarian; b Rockton, Ill Jan 4, 1871; d of Almon Canden Steele-Julia Elizabeth Aldrick; ed Coon Rapids HS 1888; Cornell Coll 1892; Alethean Literary Soc; m Christian G Nelson Sept 4, 1895 Coon Rapids (dec 1905); s Victor G; d Alice Eugenie; 1872 with parents moved to Scranton from Ill; 1895-1905 homemaker, Audubon, husband in clothing business; 1919- librarian, Audubon; 1929 spent summer in England; Garden Club; PEO; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies: reading, flowers, birds, nature; father was a farmer; off Library; res Audubon.

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Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 70.

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