Daggett, William (born 1830)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 9/16/2021 at 12:32:49
History of Wapello County, Iowa
Chicago: Western Historical Company
Born in Jordan, Onondaga Co., N. Y.; March 12, 1830;
Came to Ottumwa in 1856;
Engaged in hardware business in 1857;
Feb. 1, 1873, became manager of the Ottumwa Iron Works; firm of Daggett, Harper & Edgerly.
Spring of 1875, the oil-mills of Daggett & Harper were established;
Is Vice-President and Director of the Iowa National Bank, President of Ottumwa Starch Works, Vice President of Ottumwa Loan and Building Association, and Director of Ottumwa Water-Power Co.
Has been Alderman of the city two terms.
Married Susan E. Daniels Oct. 13, 1857, at Seneca Falls, N. Y., Mrs. Daggett’s native town.
Have had eight children, seven living—Minnie E, Maud M., Wallace R., Amy, Eva, Blanche and Phillip.
Mr. and Mrs. Daggett are members of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Daggett is Senior Warden of the same church.
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