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1940 Who's Who


PLAEHN, FERDINAND FRED: Manager of Iowa Public Service; b Hollingstedt, Holstein, Germany Oct 31, 1882; s of Peter Plaehn-Katherine Rolfs; ed Marne Schs, Neustadt in Mecklemburg; Tech sch, Ilmeniau, Thuringia; m Emily Haltingan May 16, 1928 Council Bluffs; s Frederick Ferdinand, Patrick Haltingan; 1902 came to US, Elkhorn Neb; 1902-03 emp by Pullman Sleeping Car Co, Denver Colo; 1904-12 emp in St Louis Mo, later emp by Amer Steel Foundry, emp by Corn Products Co, Granite City Ill; 1912-15 ptr in Audubon Electric Light Co, 1915- dist mgr, Audubon; C of C, past pres; Audubon Country Club, VP; Cath Ch; Rep; hobbies: bridge & pitch; off Iowa Public Service Co; res Pacific ave, Audubon.

Key to Abbreviations

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

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