Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
Lumber Dealer; b Ridgeway, Mo Nov 9, 1875; s of Charles F Fransham-Margaret Sharp; ed Dallas Co; m Lillie Skinner Oct 28, 1903 Bethany Mo; 1897-1901 worked in father's lbr yard; 1901-04 owner & opr lbr yard, Leon; 1904-07 ptr of father in lbr business, Rosendale Mo; 1907-15 owner & opr lbr yard, Cainsville, Mo; 1915-18 owner & opr lbr yard, Marengo; 1923- owner & opr Perry Lbr Co, Perry; 1931-34 mayor, Perry; Comml Club; IOOF, past noble grand; Meth Ch trustee; hobbies: autos, writing; res Perry.
From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 341.
Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.
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