Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 2

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B. F. Bowen, 1911 - Clinton County (Iowa) - 1149 pages
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Page 888 - The character of a community is determined in a large measure by the lives of a comparatively few of its members. If its moral and intellectual status be good, if in a social way it is a pleasant place in which to reside, if its reputation for the integrity of its citizens has extended into other localities, it will be found that the standards set by the leading men have been high and their influence such as to mould the characters and shape the lives of those with whom they mingle.
Page 857 - In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the...
Page 920 - There could be no more comprehensive history written of a city or county, or even of a state and its people, than that which deals with the life work of those who, by their own endeavor and indomitable energy have placed themselves where they well deserve the title of "progressive...
Page 904 - Prohibition party, received 642 votes. .He belongs to the Knights of Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen, the Mutual Protective League, and the Elks.
Page 909 - He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which he is a trustee and steward and a liberal supporter of the same.
Page 1092 - His mother died when he was three years old and he went to live with his...
Page 979 - Order, the Knights of Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, where he is a Past Exalted Ruler.
Page 1096 - He is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 801 - The gentleman to whom the biographer now calls the reader's attention was not favored by inherited wealth or the assistance of influential friends, but in spite of this, by perseverance, industry and wise economy, he has attained a comfortable station in life...
Page 968 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and is consul of the camp at Sanborn.

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