History of Madison County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Herman A. Mueller
S. J. Clarke publishing Company, 1915 - Madison County (Iowa)
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Found my great grandfather's bio (first person listed in the book!) Will share this with my family.
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Page 448 - For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's will save it. For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?
Page 272 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 90 - His life record stands in contradistinction to the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, for in the city of, his birth John S.
Page 45 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 356 - Winterset and when not busy with his text-books assisted his father in the operation of the home farm, thus early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 22 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 563 - Madison county, where he became the owner of one hundred and sixty acres of land, and he continued to farm to some extent but lived largely retired.
Page 83 - He early became familiar with the best methods of tilling the soil and caring for the crops through the assistance which he rendered his father upon the home farm.
Page 239 - Holmes has supported the men and measures of the republican party, believing firmly in its principles. His religious faith is that of the Presbyterian church, while fraternally he is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Page 102 - Baker gives his political allegiance to the republican party and his fellow townsmen, recognizing his worth and ability, have called him to various positions of public trust.

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