Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

Dallas County IAGenWeb

FORD, GEORGE ALVA

Manager Telephone Co; b Dallas Co, Iowa Mar 14, 1880; s of Isaac Andrew Ford-Catherine Jane Miller; ed Redfield; m Marguerite Conley Sept 6, 1903 Ankeny; s Percy Boyd, Roger Merlin, Ira Virgil, Rupert Conley; d Georgia Louis (Mrs Muenchow), Wilma Nadine (Mrs Williams); 1894-95 worked on farm, Glendon; 1895-96 worked on father's farm, Redfield; 1896-97 farmer & coal-miner, Iowa; 1897-98 worked on farms, Mo & Iowa; 1898-1901 emp by James Trumble on farm, Iowa; 1901-02 emp by J J Regantor & Sons, whol feed co; 1902-03 construction crew foreman, Hawkeye Tele Co; 1903-05 construction mgr Farmers Tele Co, Dallas Center; 1905-10 mgr Farmers Tele Co, Waukee; 1910-11 worked on farm; 1911-  local mgr Redfield Mutual Switchboard & Tele Assn; past mbr sch bd; past mbr city coun; mayor of Redfield 4 years; IOOF, dist dep grand master; hobbies:  hunting, cards; off Telephone Office; res Redfield.

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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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