Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
ELLSWORTH, ORAN DUDLEY
Bank Cashier; b Scandia, Kas Apr 21, 1894; s of DeLoss Ellsworth-Lydia Bellows; ed Cambridge HS 1913; m Lulu Berlin Jan 10, 1916 Des Moines; s Hugh Bartlett; d Margaret Ann; 1913 clk of over, short & damage dept, SP RR Co, Houston, Tex; 1913 traveled with small vaudeville troupe band; 1914 with Houston Municipal Band 8 months, Houston Tex; 1914-17 bkkr Citizens State Bank, Cambridge; 1916-21 cash, Citizens Savings Bank, Cambridge; 1921-22 asst cash, Bank of Waukee, 1922-34 cash; 1934-35 cash Brenton State Bank, Dallas Center; 1935- orgr & cash Dallas Co State Bank; secy, Waukee consolidated sch bd 10 years; 1921 catcher in semi-pro baseball, Webster City; during World War enl Aug 31, 1917 2nd OTC, Fort Snelling Minn 3 months, 1st lt Camp Custer Mich 16 days, Fort Wayne Mich 4 months, Camp Custer Mich, 10 months in 160th depot brig, prof of Mjl Science & Tactics as capt, Western Ky St Normal Sch, Bowling Green, disch June 1919; Amer Legion post 464; Dallas Co Bankers Assn, pres; Iowa Bankers Assn, past mbr pub relations & ins coms; Amer Bankers Assn; C of C, past treas; Lions past pres, Waukee; AF & AM past master 356 Dallas Center & 452 Cambridge; hobby: reading; res Adel.
From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 340.
Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.
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