History of Morrison and Todd Counties, Minnesota; Their People, Industries and Institutions

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 286 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... of Swanville. Afterward he farmed the forty acres of land for twelve years, but when his wife died he sold out. He next took the position of manager of the American House, a hotel owned by Eright Young. Several years later he engaged in the restaurant business with his son, . Lee. Two or three years after that he sold out to his son, who now manages the restaurant. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Biteman were the parents of five children, William, Jacob, Lee, Lily and Rose. Of these children, William is engaged in the railroad business and located at St. Mary's, Idaho. He is married and has three children. Jacob is engaged in the transfer business at Spokane, Washington. He is married and has four children, Charles, Peter, John and Francis. Lee operates a restaurant in Swanville. Rose is the wife of William Seth, who is engaged in the transfer business at Spokane, Washington. They have six children, May, William, Herbert, James, Ruby and Isaac. The venerable Isaac Biteman is a member of William Rhode Post No. 191, Grand Army of the Republic, and is quartermaster of the post. He is a Socialist in politics and has served one term as assessor of the township. He also served as road supervisor for two terms. WILLIAM HARVEY COX. The leading hotel of Swanville, Morrison county, Minnesota, is the Albion House, of which William Harvey Cox has been proprietor since August, 1913. Mr. Cox is a man well known in Morrison county, having been engaged in public life for many years. He has succeeded in many different lines of endeavor, including the livery business, farming, the mercantile business, the restaurant and hotel business. The Cox family have been residents of Minnesota for more than a half century and the family may now be regarded as one of the pioneers in this state. William Ha...

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