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GEORGE WILLIAM OELKE


OELKE, GEORGE WILLIAM: Hardware Dealer; b Farmersburg, Iowa Nov 3, 1883; s of August Oelke-Amelia Krogel; ed Audubon HS 1901; m Johanna Christensen Apr 14, 1921 Avoca; d Dorothy Mae, Delois Amelia; 1901-08 asst mgr Green Bay Lbr Co, western Iowa; 1908- hdw dir, Audubon Soldiers Relief Comm; during World War, enl Oct 1918 tank corps, Camp Polk Raleigh N C, disch Jan 1919; Amer Legion post 120, past adj; Iowa Retail Hdw Dlrs Assn; C of C, past pres; Audubon Country Club; AF&AM, 392; RAM 93; York Rite 94; Presby Ch; Dem; off & 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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