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Delaware County, Iowa


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Lisle J. Schneider


Elk Township



         Lisle J. Schneider is a native son of Delaware county and has spent his entire life here as he has found in this section of the state opportunities, the utilization of which has brought him success. He was born in Elk township on the 17th of November, 1874, the eldest son of Joseph and Lois (Noble) Schneider, both of whom survive and make their home in Greeley. Their other children are Mrs. Harlan Stevens, Mrs. Alf Tibbott, Mrs. Herbert Feuerhelm and Ludwick B.

        Lisle J. Schneider was reared under the parental roof and attended the common schools of the neighborhood in the acquirement of his education. He remained at home until he was of age and then applied himself diligently to learning the carpenter's trade. For about two decades he has worked at his craft and has won a reputation throughout the country as a skilled carpenter and one who prides himself upon the fact that whatever he does is done to the best of his ability.

        On the 26th of March, 1902, Mr. Schneider married Miss Maggie M. Willard, a native of this county and a daughter of Joseph and Alice (Jones) Williard, who were born in New York state and Jones county, Iowa, respectively. Her father removed to this state many years ago and passed away in Delaware county, where her mother still lives. Mrs. Schneider is one of three children and by her marriage has become the mother of five, namely: Claudia H., deceased; Albert J., born December 27, 1904; Alice L., born September 16, 1906; Clara H., born December 21, 1908; and Doris T., born August 3, 1911. Mrs. Schneider is a member of the Christian church and is active in its work. Mr. Schneider is a republican and for six years has ably filled the office of township assessor. His industry and thrift have secured him a competence and he also has the respect and good-will of all those who have been associated with him as he is a man of strict integrity and honesty.



~ source: History of Delaware County, Iowa and its People, Illustrated, Volume II. The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, Chicago. Page 296-297. Call Number 977.7385 H2m; LDS microfilm #934937.

~transcribed and contributed by Constance Diamond for Delaware County IAGenWeb


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