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L. T. Anderson

Among the manufacturing institution of Carroll should be enumerated the harness factory of L. T. Anderson.  He has been in the harness business here since the early days of the city.  He started in a small way but as the years went by his reputation as a maker of harness increased the demand for his goods until it has grown into one of the leading enterprises in the city.  His factory and store is located on west 5th street where the visitor will find an assortment of harness and saddles that will surprise him.  His wholesale trade extends over a large portion of the state and is rapidly increasing .  He employs several men in his harness factory the year around.  the secret of Mr. Anderson's success is the superior finish and quality of the article he offers for sale.



Ubo Albertson

For the past four years the duties of the office of treasurer of Carroll county has been discharged by this gentleman.  He is a native of Germany being born in Hanover in 1848.  At the age of fifteen he enlisted as a sailor at Emden.  He followed the mast for seven years when in 1870 he enlisted in the Marine service where he served for three years on a Man-of-War that coasted in European waters.  He served in the Franco Persian war.

In 1873 his mother died leaving him an orphan his father having died when he was six years old.  Having no further ties to hold him he came to this country in 1859 locating in Carroll county,  In 1880 he engaged in the drug business at Breda under the firm name of Albertson & Co.

In 1881 he was nominated by the Democrats and elected by the people to the office of treasurer and re-elected in 1893.


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