Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

Dallas County IAGenWeb


Retired; b Agency City, Iowa May 22, 1879; s of Cyrus D Bailey-Elizabeth C Robinson; ed Perry HS 1898; m Mable Thornley Sept 9, 1903 Perry; 1898-1900 with father & uncle in clothing business, Perry; 1900-02 traveling salesman for Cowen Brothers, Chicago; 1902-03 with father & uncle in clothing  business, Perry; 1903-04 part owner Kerfoot Clothing Co, Ottumwa; 1904-06 salesman Utica Clothing Co, Des Moines; 1906-09 salesman Rothchilds & Son, clothiers, Kansas City, Mo; 1909-12 ptr of J D Johnson in clothing & dry goods store, Basin, Wyo; 1912-13 owner & opr clothing store Woodward; 1913-39 owner & opr Robinson Clothing Co, Perry; 1939- ret; mbr Iowa Retail Clothiers Assn, pres 1928 25th anniversary of Assn, past VP, past dir; Natl Retail Clothiers Assn; mbr BSA coun; Perry Bur of Commerce, past pres & dir; Rotary, pst mbr; Perry Country Club, past pres, ch mbr; AF & AM 299; KT; Episc Ch, St Paul & Des Moines; hobbies: golf, travel by auto; res 1624 Walker, Perry.

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From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 337.

Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.

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