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L.F. Benz

BENZ, SCLATTER

Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall (email)
Date: 4/18/2005 at 07:24:19

L.F. Benz
Representative from the Eighty-ninth district. Was born in Stevenson county, Ill. on February 4, 1862. In 1866 he moved with his parents to Iowa and settled on a farm in Chickasaw county in Stapleton township, Section 10. On May 24, 1888, he was married to Miss Susan Sclatter and moved to a farm in Section 14, Stapleton township, where he now resides. He has served many years as school director, as township trustee and was elected county supervisor in 1908 -- he held this office for six years. Was elected representative on November 2, 1920. A democrat in politics.

-source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Biographies of State Representatives, pg. 334


 

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