Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

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Sheriff; b Dallas Center, Iowa Nov 5, 1898; s of Oscar W Burger-Eva Frances Miller; ed Dallas Center HS 1916; Carpenter-Hohenschuh Coll of Embalming, Des Moines 1924; U of Iowa Peace Ofcrs Sch 1938-39; m Helen E Gates Sept 1, 1929 Dallas Center; s Frederick Oscar; d Janice Marie; 1912-17 clk in S L Updegraff Drug Store, Dallas Center; 1922-23 carp with father, Dallas Center; 1923-30 with uncle H S Miller in furn & undertaking business; 1930-39 Dallas Co dep sheriff; 1939-  Dallas Co sheriff; semi-pro basketball, center & forward, Dallas Center; during World War enl Apr 6, 1917 Fort Logan Colo, Angel Island Cal, Co H 2nd US Regulars Honolulu, July 9, 1918 Camp Fremont Cal, 19th div Camp Dodge, disch as corp Apr 22, 191 apptd field clk, Camp Dodge, later Omaha; resigned in Aug & re-enl hdqrs 4th div Camp Lewis, staff sgt supvr div personnel, disch 1922; ch & past mbr Dallas Center Amer Legion, past comm, past adjt; Amer Legion, Adel, past adjt, finance ofcr; Iowa St Sheriffs Assn; C of C; Perry Camera Club; Perry Country Club; BPOE; AF & AM; hobbies:  photography, fishing; off Courthouse; res 808 Court, Adel.

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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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