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Date: 5/16/2005 at 10:14:46
Biography reproduced from page 444 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
William Harsh, son of Charles and Caroline Harsh, was born Oct. 24, 1858, in Prussia, Germany. At six months of age he emigrated to America, locating in Illinois, near Freeport, where he lived ten years. From that place he removed to Waterloo, Iowa. After remaining there two years, he removed to Fort Dodge. He lived in Fort Dodge until he came to Kossuth county. Upon coming to this county he located on the northwest quarter of section 2, Burt township. Mr. Harsh deals in live stock as well as raising grain. He is a single man. His mother and two sisters live with him. In politics Mr. Harsh supports the democratic ticket. Mr. Harsh is a member of the Lutheran Church. His mother and sisters are members of the same Church.
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