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Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 6/9/2021 at 12:42:12

William E. Stoothoff
born May 1872, New York

W. E. Stoothoff, one of the esteemed citizens of Galva, is a native of the Empire State, having been born in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Stoothoff is the son of W. E. and Lizzie Stoothoff, natives of Scotland and England, respectively. The father was a sailor for many years and lost his life upon the East river. The mother is also deceased. Both were worthy, good people, and were lamented by those who knew them. At the age of fourteen our subject came to the great West, and after living for a short time in several of the States, Located in Dakota, where he remained for six years, and then came to Ida County, Iowa, and settled in the little town of Galva, where he has
made his home for the past year.
Mr. Stoothoff is editor and proprietor of the Galva Tribune, a neat, four-page weekly. This is Galva's first paper and commenced its existence in March, 1892, and now has a circulation of nearly 400 copies. Mr. Stoothoff is a fluent writer and aims to make his paper one of the leading ones in this section of the county.
Source: Biographical History of Crawford, Ida, and Sac Counties, Iowa, 1893, p.316


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