Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

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Secretary & Treasurer Credit Association; b Beaver, Iowa Sept 3, 1888; s of Justin R Doran-Olive Blanshaw; ed Beaver HS 1909; Highland Park Coll, bachelor of accounting degree 1911; m Mary Troughear Jan 2, 1925 Des Moines; s Robert Charles; d Jean Elizabeth; 1911-17 & 191-21 farmed with father, Boone Co; 1921-34 farmer & livestock feeder, Boone; 1934-  secy & treas PCA; 1939-  farmer, Perry; Luther indep sch dist, past mbr 5 years; during World War enl Oct 1917 Camp Dodge, battery C 339th, Camp Zachary Taylor Ky, field arty OTS, commd 2nd lt, 13th field arty Camp Jackson S C, Fort Sill Okla, disch Dec 1918 lt; Amer Legion, ch mbr & 1st commr Grand Junction post; 1818-23 an orgr ING, capt 185th field arty; mbr Farm Bur, past pres Luther dist, past treas Boone Co; orgr & past chmn Boone Co com AAA, past co pres; mbr com on re-org AAA; Rotary; Bur of Commerce; AF & AM 299; OES; hobby:  machinery; res 1920 Otely, Perry.

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From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 339-40.

Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.

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