Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

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Banker; b Dallas Co, Iowa Dec 29, 1885; s of James A Black-Anna Taylor; ed Dallas Center; m Maude Sturtridge May 29, 1905 Chicago, Ill; s Newton P Jr (dec 1912); d Maude Louise (Mrs Kenneth Hastie), Josephine Nancy (Mrs James Cassil); 1898-99 appr teleg opr under W O Hunt, CRI&P RR, Dallas Center; 1899-1901 teleg opr with CRI&P & Minneapolis & St Louis Rwys, Angus; 1901-02 teleg opr, Albert Lea Minn & terminal of CRI&P, Minneapolis & St Louis & IC RRs; 1902-07; postal teleg opr Chicago Bd of Trade Pit, Chicago, Ill; 1907-08 teleg opr UP RR, Rawlins, Wyo; 1908-12 opr in dispatchers off Milwaukee RR, Perry; 1912-14 wire chief Amer Teleg & Tele, Des Moines; 1914-25 orgr & cash Dallas Co Savings Bank, Minburn, 1925-  pres; 1927-  orgr & cash Perry State Bank; Dallas Co Bankers Assn, past pres 3 times; Iowa Bankers Assn, past treas; Amer Bankers Assn; ORT, past mbr; Comml Telegs, past mbr; Retail Mchts Assn, dir; Perry Bur of Commerce, past pres; Kiwanis, dir & treas; MWA, past clk; AF & AM 22, past master 411 Minburn, mbr 299 since 1940; Chris Ch; hobbies:  fishing, travel; off Perry State Bank; res 1726 Willis Perry.

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From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 338.

Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.

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