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1940 Who's Who


PETERSEN, ELVIN HERMAN: Implement Dealer & Plumber; b Oakland, Iowa May 16, 1897; s of Dennis Peter Petersen-Katherine Marianne Pallesen; ed Hamlin twp 8; m Bertha Matilda Jessen Feb 18, 1920 Exira; s Orville Leroy; d Lola Adelle, Lois Jeanette, Joan Lucille; prior to 1918 & 1919-20 farmed with father, near Exira; 1920-27 owner & opr farm, near Exira; 1927- farm impl dlr & plumber, Exira; owner 2 farms near Exira & Anita; during World War enl Sept 6, 1918 Camp Dodge, 219th field signal batt Co C, disch June 19, 1919; Amer Legion post 33, past comm; AF&AM 342, past master; Danish Luth Ch; Rep; hobby: farms; off Elvin H Petersen; 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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