Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
KEMPF, CHARLES JOHN
Farmer; b Livingston Co, Ill Feb 25, 1873; s of John Kempf-Susan Barr; ed Dallas Co; Perry Business Coll 18991; m Maude Adams Mar 29, 1899 Jamaica; s J Carmen; d Myrna Adams; 1892-98 with father on farm, Dallas Co; 1898- farmer, started with $60, now owner & opr of 780 A; 1919- chmn Dawson consolidated sch bd; Dallas twp trustee; mbr Dallas Co bd of edn; Dallas Co Farm Bur, past dir; AF & AM 585; U B Ch, trustee; hobby: reading; father learned millwright trade in Germany, came to US, Ill at the age of 16 & came to Dallas Co in 1873, farmed land now owned by son; res RFD, Dawson.
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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