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1940 Who's Who


OLDAKER, LEROY J: Dentist; b Johnson Co, Iowa June 24, 1873; s of James W Oldaker-Adelaide Crosby; ed Iowa City Acad; U of Iowa, DDS 1900; m Maude Campbell July 13, 1904 Exira; s James Philip (dec 1908); d Adele May (Mrs Meldon Petersen); 1900- dentist, Exira; 1920-24 mayor; past mbr town coun 2 terms; instrumental in construction of sewer system, town hall & orgn of local band; pres Exira-Brayton Protective Orgn, preservation of wildlife; during Sp-Amer War enl June 23, 1898, US vols, 50th Iowa regiment Co D, inf, Camp Cuba, Libra, Jacksonville, Fla, disch Nov 30, 1898; hon mbr Amer Legion; Comml Club, ch mbr, past pres & secy; AF&AM 342, past master; KP 181, past chancellor comm; Congl Ch, past trustee & past SS tchr; Rep; hobbies: tennis, sports; father was a farmer; off & res Exira.

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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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