Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
Furniture Dealer; b Jasper Co, Iowa Jan 6, 1884; s of Thomas Francis Kelley-Jessie Campbell; ed Baxter HS 1904; Hohenschuh-Carpenter Coll of Embalming, Des Moines 1913; m Lela Conkling June 12, 1938 Kingsley; s Dennis Jon; d Georgia Frances, Margaret Jean; 1904-06 farmer, ptr of brother, Jasper Co; 1906-08 RFD carrier & P O emp, Colfax; 1908-11 farmer, ptr of uncle, Jasper Co; 1911-13 funeral dir, emp by A A Taylor, Stewart; 1913-15 mortician, various concerns, Iowa; 1915-16 farmer, Jasper Co; 1916- with F M Cooper & Son in furn store & mortuary, now Cooper-Kelley Furn Co; Woodward Comml Club; Golf Club; IOOF; AF & AM; Meth Ch, trustee; hobbies: gardening, travel; res Woodward
From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 342.
Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.
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