Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
PERRY, R JESSE
Clothier; b Laurel, Iowa Nov 16, 1879; s of John H Perry-Emma Smith; ed Rhodes HS; Northwestern U, PhG 1900; m Estelle Pearl Frost Sept 27, 1900 Rhodes; s John E; d Elizabeth; 1900-02 druggist, Rhodes; 1902-08 mgr Oelwein Drug Store; 1908-09 homesteaded S D; 1909-11 emp by uncle in drug store, Winterset; 1911-14 druggist, Altoona; 1914- clothier, Woodward; 1925- secy & mgr Woodward Mutual Tele Co since 1925; bd of edn, secy since 1923; hon mbr GAR; Comml Club; BSA coun mbr; IOOF; AF & AM 454, past master, trustee since 1900; RAM; KT; Meth Ch, trustee 20 years; hobby: gardening; res Woodward.
From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 344.
Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.
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