William Jasper Hadley was born in Hendricks County, Indiana, in 1848. He came to Iowa in 1870 and settled in Dallas County. From that time on his career runs as follows: farmer, teacher, Superintendent of Indian Schools, deputy to County Treasurer of Dallas County, 1888-1890, County Superintendent of Schools, preacher and pastor, General Superintendent of the Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1900-1911, pastor of the Friends Church at Des Moines, 1911-1913.


Iowa State Officers Biographies

From Iowa Official Register 1927-1928

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