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Transcribed by Mona Houser

Published by Nebraska Press Association, Lincoln, Nebraska 1940

Biographical Articles:
A - B   C - G   H - J   K - M   N - S   T - Z  

Abbreviations used in Who's Who entries.

CARLSON, FRED HERMAN: Owner & Manager Printing Co; b Kearney, Neb Sept 30, 1895; s of Otto Carlson-Hannah Nelson; ed Kearney HS; m Leafie Mae Parsons Nov 2, 1916 Kearney; d Louise Maxine; while in HS emp part time by old Kearney Democrat; at Ogden Utah short time; 1910-39 compositor & later form man for Kearney Daily Hub; July 1939- owner & opr Hub Printing Co; C of C; Meth Ch; hobby, fishing; off Hub Printing Co; res 717 W 291h, Kearney.

CARY, HORACE JACKSON: President Power & Irrigation Co; b Ravenna, Neb Dec 27. 1888; s of Lyman Cary-Lavina Rines; ed Kearney HS 1906; U of N, BSc 1910; Delta Upsilon, pres 1910; m Lucile Nye Apr 15, 1914 Kearney; s Horace Jackson Jr; d Helen R, Margaret Z; 1910-19 mgr father's ranch ints west of Laramie Wyo; 1919- mgr banking, farm & livestock ints in Kearney also in Buffalo & Dawson Cos; dir Fort Kearney State Bank; past pres Ravenna Bank; 1937- pres Platte Valley Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; during World War. mbr registration bd; past mbr Kearney bd of edn; past pres Rotary; C of C; AF&AM; Presby Ch; hobby, central Neb irrigation; Mrs Cary past state regent DAR; state pres Daughters of Founders & Patriots; fellow of Inst of Amer Genealogy: Daughters of Colonial Wars; PEO; OES; Amer Leg Aux; Dem, vice chmn Buffalo Co Central Com; father, Lyman Cary Buffalo Co treas 3 terms; off & res 602 W 27th, Kearney.

CASS, LYMAN PETRICK: Publisher; b Ravenna, Neb Sept 12, 1906; s of C B Cass-Theresa Petrick; ed Ravenna HS 1923; U of N, BA 1929; Delta Upsilon; m Josephine Vaught Sept 9, 1933 Omaha; s Lyman Joseph; 1927- owner & mgr Ravenna News; bd of edn; NPA, pres 1935; Rotary; C of C; Neb Safety Coun; AF&AM; Congl Ch; family located at Ravenna 1887, father published Ravenna News 1887-1927, pres NPA 1918, only case on record where both father & son NPA pres; Ravenna News published continuously by Cass family since 1887; mbs of Amer Press Assn Half Century Club; res Ravenna.

CAVETT, ALVA B: High School Principal; b Grand Island, Neb Apr 1, 1907; s of Alva A Cavett-Gertrude Pinsch; ed Grand Island HS 1926; Grand Island Coil 1927-28; U of N, BA 1930; Columbia U; Sigma Tau Delta; m Erabel Richards Feb 22. 1930 Belleville Kas; s Richard Alva: 1930-34 tchr & coach, Comstock; 1935-38 tchr, Gibbon; 1939- prin Gibbon HS; NSTA; Gibbon Golf Club; hobbies, reading, golf, hunting. sports, music; res Gibbon.

CHAB, ROBERT J: Dentist; b Dorchester, Neb Apr 1, 1905; s of Joseph Chab-Maggle Pisar; ed Dorchester HS 1923; U of N. DDS 1929; Sigma Nu; Delta Sigma Delta; m Velma I Endicott June 20, 1929 Dorchester; s Robert J; d Gweneth G; while in sch helped father on farm; 1929-. prac dentistry, Ravenna; pres sch bd; past pres C of C; VP Rotary; past asst scout master BSA; Congl Ch: hobbies, collecting coins, dentistry; res Ravenna.

CHENOWETH, ROSCOE HERRISON: Clergyman; b Manning, la Oct 18, 1888; S of J H Chenoweth-Anna Neuhaus; ed Davenport Ia; Omaha U, academic work; Neb Wes, BA 1925: Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Kappa: Pi Kappa Delta; mbr varsity debating team 3 years, jr class pres: m Nellie Tonge Aug 4, 1915 Omaha; s Robert Harrison; d Jean Frances; 1913 pastor at Germantown, now Garland; 1915 pastor Crescent, Ia; 1915-16 pastor Jennings Meth Ch, Omaha; 1916 pastor at Belvidere: 1916 pastor St James Meth Ch. Lincoln: 1917-19 pastor Jennings Meth Ch, Omaha; 1919-20 pastor, Roca; 1920 supply pastor, Emerald: 1921-24 pastor, Emerald; 1924-25 pastor Sharon Meth Ch near Lincoln; 1925-28 pastor, Alvo; 1928-34 pastor, Martel; 1934-36 pastor, Chester; 1936- pastor, Ravenna Meth Ch; ordained elder by Bishop F D Leete of Omaha Sept 1929; past pres Buffalo Co Ministers Assn; chaplain AF&AM 289; Ravenna Golf Club; hobbles, sports, games; res 510 Grand Ave, Ravenna.

CHRISTMAN, HARVEY DANIEL: Bakery Owner: b Macungie, Penn Apr 4, 1891; s of Peter B Christman-Laura Herber; ed Macungie, Penn: m LuEIla C Wickert Dec 10, 1910 Macungie, Penn; s Roscoe, Martin, Robert; d Jean; while in sch worked on farm; 1907-08 emp in Schaenkels Bakery at East Greenville, Penn learned trade, recd weekly wage $1.50; 1909-19 emp in Neiss Bakery, Emmaus, Penn, later foreman Zimmerman Bakery; 1919-23 asst supt A & P Tea Co Bakery, Chicago; 1923-24 managed A & P Tea Co bakery, trained personnel, Milwaukee Wis; 1924-33 managed bakery for A & P Tea Co, Detroit Mich; 1933-37 supvr bakery for A & P Tea Co, Indianapolis Ind; 1938- owner & opr Royal Bakery, Kearney; C of C; AF&AM; Evang Ch; hobby, travel; res 2ll7 1/2 Central Ave, Kearney.

CLEARY, JAMES A: Owner Insurance Agency; b Davis Co, Ind Apr 23, 1865; s of Michael Cleary-Margaret Conway; ed Davis Co Ind; m Bridget Hearly Apr 17, 1894 Elm Creek; s George J., James A; d Margaret A; 1886 carp in Kearney; 1887-97 foreman old Kearney Canal; 1897-99 opr Kearney Electric Co; 1899-1903 engr State Industrial Sch for Boys, Kearney; 1903-05 citywater plant engr, Kearney; 1905-08 engr KSTC; 1908-11 agt for Standard Oil Co, Kearney; 1910-23 city water commr, Kearney; 1923-24 emp by Barney & Son, abstract & ins bus; 1924- owner & opr James A Cleary Ins Agcy; C of C; KC; St James Cath Ch; hobbies, gardening, flowers; off Amer State Bank BIdg; res 1930 8th Ave, Kearney.

CONROY, MARTIN: Merchant; b Shelton, Neb Feb 21. 1883; s of George Conroy-Anna Connor; ed Gardner HS: m J May Underwood June 20, 1904 Wood River; d Genevieve M (Mrs -- Kelley), Rosalie (Mrs -- Hublou), Louise R; while in sch worked on father's farm; 1902-07 clk Hodge & Co, Shelton; 1907:09 clk in F T Turney Hdw & Groc Store, Shelton; 1909 homesteaded at Morrill; 1910-20 ptr of Ralph E Soderstrom in store, Shelton; 1920 asst cash Security State Bank, SheIton; 1925- ptr of brother in hdw & groc store, Shelton: mbr park bd: Neb Retail Hdw Assn; Lions; Sacred Heart Cath Ch; hobbies, golf, travel, sports; res Shelton.

CRAWFORD, HARRY LOVE: Mortician; b Allegheny Co, Penn Feb 20, 1878; s of James S Crawford-Barbara Jane Love; ed Platte & Buffalo Cos; Barnes Sch of Embalming & Sanitary Science, Chicago 1908; m Margaret Lozena Newman June 6, 1916 Ravenna; d Margaret Eloise (Mrs Dale J Kriz), Wilma Eilene (Mrs George J Welty); 1890-1908 opr farm in Cedar Co after father's death; 1908-13 mortician, Kearney; 1913-28 owner & opr undertaking & furn bus, Ravenna; 1928- owner & opr funeral home, Kearney; during WorId War mbr HG, Ravenna; past 2nd VP Neb Funeral Dirs Assn; AF&AM 289, Ravenna; IOOF 38, Kearney; Presby Ch, elder since 1897; hobbies, wood-working, cabinetmaking, Neb folklore & history; parents came from County Down Ireland to Amer 1795, located in Columbus 1883; father farmed in Buffalo Co 1887; res 705 W 22nd, Kearney.

CRAWFORD, MRS MARGARET LOZENA NEWMAN: Homemaker; d of James Newman-Sarah Emmaline Whitney; ed Garfield & Avoca Ark; m Harry Love Crawford June 6, 1916 Ravenna; d Margaret Eloise (Mrs Dale J Kriz), Wilma Eilene (Mrs George J Welty); during World War supvr gauze room work & div canteen workers, ARC, Ravenna; hobby, china painting & restoring antique china & glassware; family came from Scotland & England, 1621; came to Ravenna 1898; father, Civil War veteran, farmed; res 705 W 22nd, Kearney.

CRONAU, EDWARD: Retired; b Kewanee, Ill Feb 3, 1861; s of Peter Cronau-Maria Vollender; ed Kewanee Ill; m Emma R Rudy Sept 15, 1891 Manns Choice, Penn; 1875-85 studied tinners trade; 1885 tinner in Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings & other points in state; 1886-98 ptr of brother in hdw store, Cronau Brothers, Ravenna, brother ret 1893; 1898-1902 bkkpr for L P Southworth Co, sheep feeders; 1902-07 with Mr Southworth owner Citizens State Bank, Ravenna; 1907-30 owner & opr farm, Ravenna; 1930- ret; one of 5 remaining oldtimers of Ravenna; 1886 first village clk of Ravenna, served many years; past mbr village bd; past mbr library bd; mbr AOUW 1886; ch mbr KP; awarded badge of Half Century Club; AF&AM 32°; KT, Grand Island; York Rite; Episc Ch; hobby, reading; res 1002 Grand, Ravenna.

CULLEN, JOSEPH A: Dentist; b Fulda, Minn May 17, 1893; s of Michael Cullen-Annie Wynne; ed Fulda Minn HS 1912; Creighton U, DDS 1916; m Mae E Smith June. 1920 Bloomington; s Joe, Richard; 1916-24 prac dentistry, Bloomington; 1924- prac dentistry, Kearney: during World War commd 1st It gen corps Camp Logan, Houston Texas div 33, O/S 1 year, disch 1919; Amer Leg post 52; past dept quarter master VFW; NW Dlst Dental Soc; secy-treas 5 years Neb St Dental Assn; ADA; C of C; Kiwanis; Kearney Country Club; KC; St James Cath Ch; hobby, golf; off Opera House Bldg; res 2610 6th Ave, Kearney.

CUSHING, HERBERT L: Educator; b Ord, Neb Oct 30, 1890; s of Francis Marion Cushing-Katherine Adelaide Bassett; ed Ord HS 1908; Grand Island Coll, BA 1914; U of Chicago 1922; U of N, MA 1930; Neb Wes, EdD 1937; Phi Delta Kappa; m Annie Laurie Van Broekhoven Sept 17, 1915 Ord; s Herbert L Jr, Thomas (dec May 26, 1939); d Mae Margaret; 1908-09 tchr Valley Co; 1910-11 bkkpr for Bailey & Detweiler Hdw & Impl Co, Ord; during sch vacations emp on Ord Journal; 1914-17 Valley Co supt of schs; 1917-19 secy of Neb Food, Drug, Dairy & Oil Commission; 1919 with Horace N Davis, managing editor Ord Journal; 1919-20 engaged in farming & livestock bus, Ord; 1920-22 assoc editor Ord Quiz; 1922-27 city supt of schs, Ord; 1927 candidate for nomination to off of Neb St supt of pub instruction; 1927-36 state dir of certification in off of state supt of pub instruction; secy state bd of examiners of colls & secondary schs, dlr adult immigrant edn, acting dir physical edn, dep state supt of public instruction; 2 years dir FERA ednl program; 1936- pres KSTC; publications: Certification of Tchrs; Sch Ofcrs Manual, 1936; Manual of Physical Edn for Elementary Schs. 1934; 1935- chmn Neb St Crippled Chlldren's Advisory Com 1931 mbr Valley Co Redistricting Commission; state planning bd, mbr com on vocational edn 1939; pres State Vocational Guidance Assn 1931; Neb Schoolmasters Club; NSTA, past VP dist 4; NEA, state consultant policies com 1939, mbr advisory com on tax edn; Rotary; C of C; Kearney Country Club; pres NS&D of Neb 1939; Uni Club, Lincoln; during World War Neb asst food administrator; BPOE 984; past chancellor comm KP, Ord; Ord Bapt Ch, past deacon First Bapt Ch, Lincoln; hobbies, golf, fishing, flower gardening; off 905 W 25th; res 2802 9th Ave, Kearney.

DAVENPORT, CHARLES N: Retired; Marion Co, Ill Sept 28, 1862; s of James A Davenport-Nancy C Jennings; ed Marion Co Ill; Southern Ill Normal Coll; St Louis Med Coll; m Alice Travis June 27, 1900 Ravenna; reared Mildred Davenport (Floro); 1880-82 bkkpr & driver for father, 1883-84 clk in drug store, Marion Co Ill; 1884-86 owner half int in drug store; 1886 became owner & opr drug store, Ravenna until retirement few years ago; pres bank in Ravenna 25 years; past mbr city coun; past mbr sch & lib bds; past mbr. Neb Pharm Assn; past mbr Business Mens Club; past financial secy KP 30 years; past secy IOOF; hobby, reading; res 401 Verona, Ravenna.

DEMAY, GEORGE H: Physician & Surgeon; b Danbury, Neb Feb 24, 1892; s of Dr W A DeMay-Kathryn Huff; ed Danbur HS; Kearney Mil Acad; Creighton U, PhG 1913, MD 1917; Phi Rho Sigma; interne St Marys Hosp, Kansas City Mo; m Genevieve Young Apr 6, 1917 Kansas City Mo; s Geroge H, Richard F; pac med Wilsonvillle nine mos; during World War ent U S army May 1918 1st lt med corps 87th div O/S 8 months, disch Jan 10, 1919; 1921- prac med, Shelton; Neb St Med Assn; Lions; Presby Ch; hobby, fishing; res Shelton.

DENNING, CHARLES EDWIN: Farmer; b Fairfield, Ia Nov 11, 1868; s of Charles Alexander Denning-Emily Elizabeth Stout; ed Carroll Co, Stansburg & Glasgow Mo; m Julia Josephine Dickson Jan 1, 1896 Newman Grove; s Everett Edwin, Merl Alexander, John Dickson, Louis Terrance, Willard Raymond, Clarence Byron, Ross Woodrow; d Virlea Margaret (Mrs William C VanCleave), Berniece; as young man assisted father on farm, later indep farmer; 1894-96 emp in Walker & Denning flour mill, Newman Grove; 1896-97 farmed near Bosworth Mo; 1898-1901 farmer & cattle feeder, Newman Grove; 1902-04 with father-in-law in meat bus, Newman Grove; 1905- owner & opr farm; past mbr twp bd, 4 years; mbr IOOF since 1895, noble grand; Meth Ch; hobbies, horseshoes, travel; res Elm Creek.

DICKENSON, LOUIS EVERETT JR: Physician & Surgeon; b Rockville, Neb Nov 10, 1910; s of Dr Louis Everett Dickinson-Venia Lund; ed Ravenna HS 1928; U of N, BSc 1932, MD 1934; Phi Delta Theta,.Nu Sigma Nu; m Carolyn Reese Aug 17,.1935 Omaha, s Louis Everett III; 1934-35 interne Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp, Council Bluffs Ia; 1935- prac med with father, Ravenna; local surg & examiner, CB&Q RR; official examiner CMTC; local examiner for various ins cos, Omaha Cold Storage Co at Ravenna & Ravenna Mills; first lt U S army med res corps; assoc staff mbr Good Samaritan Hosp, Kearney & Francis Hosp, Grand Island; Buffalo Co Med Soc, past pres; Neb St & AMA; ch mbr Ravenna Rotary; C of C; Congl Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing, sports; off 324 1/2 Grand Ave; res 516 AIba, Ravenna.

DICKENSON, LOUIS EVERETT: Physician & Surgeon; b St James, Neb July 5, 1878; s of William Louis Dickinson-Mary Ziegler; ed St James HS; Sioux City Ia Coll of Med, MD 1904; m Venia Lund Aug 9, 1906 St Paul; s Dr Louis Everett jr; d Janet L; 1904-16 prac med Rockville; 1916- prac med Ravenna; local surg & examiner CB&Q RR; official med examiner, CMTC; fed med examiner; examiner for various ins cos, Ravenna Mills, Omaha Cold Storage Co at Ravenna; assoc staff mbr Good Samaritan Hosp, Kearney & Saint Francis Hosp, Grand Island; 1917-35 mbr city coun; 1923-35 mayor of Ravenna; mbr sch bd 12 years, past pres; during World War mbr med examining bd; Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; C of C; past pres Rotary; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32°; York Rite; trustee Congl Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing, football; parents came to Cedar Co 1868, mother lived in Cedar Co 68 years; off 324 1/2 Grand Ave; res 504 Verona, Ravenna.

DOWNING, LORIN G: Owner & President Laundry & Cleaning Establishment; b Juneau, Wis July 28, 1883; s of George H Downing-Davina Skinner; ed Kearney; Bryant & Stratton Comml Coll, Chicago; m Armada Maddux June 18, 1905 Kearney; s Rollin G, Willis K; as boy assisted father in laundry bus; 1928 mgr laundry bus after fathers retirement; 1933- with sons Rollin & Willis became owner & opr after fathers death, Kearney Laundry & Zorlc Cleaners; dir Fort Kearney State Bank; dir Peerless Laundry Limited, Los Angeles; Neb Assn of Cleaners & Dyers; Neb Laundry Owners Assn; Amer Inst of Laundering; Natl Assn of Dyers & Cleaners; Kearney Country Club; C of C; BPOE; AF&AM 32°; Tehama Shrine; .Episc Ch; hobbies, traveling, fishing, baseball; 1887 parents came to Neb, father in coal bus. Kearney, 1892 pur half int in Smith Laundry, later became owner; off 15 & 17 W 23rd; res 421 W 25th, Kearney.

DOWNING, ROLLIN GEORGE: Assistant Manager Laundry & Cleaning Establishment; b Kearney, Neb Aug 3, 1906; s of Lorin G Downing- Armada Maddux; ed Kearney HS 1924; U of N, BSc 1929; Ohio Mechanical Inst, Cincinnati O; Slgma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Beta Lambda; m Bernice E Bailey June 29, 1929 Lincoln; d Susanne Georgene, Linda Lee; 1930- with father in Kearney Laundry & Zoric Cleaners. supt 4 years, now asst mgr; Neb Assn Cleaners & Dyers; secy-treas Neb Laundry Owners Assn; Amer Inst of Laundering; Natl Assn of Dyers & Cleaners; past VP Jr C of C; Sr C of C; pres Kearney Country Club; BPOE 894; St Lukes Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 15-17 W 23rd; res 2112 3rd Ave, Kearney.

DOWNING, WILLIS KELLOGG: Department Manager Laundry & Cleaning Establishment; b Kearney. Neb Sept 22, 1907; s of Lorln George Downing-Armada Maddux; ed Kearney HS; Wentworth Mil Acad, Lexington Mo; KSTC; Delta Phi Omega; m Helen Viola Cruit July 25, 1936 Kearney; after finishing sch, worked with father & brother in Kearney Laundry & Zoric Cleaners, mgr of dry cleaning dept; mbr vol fire dept; Neb Assn of Cleaners & Dyers; Neb Laundry Owners Assn; Amer Inst of Laundering; Natl Assn of Dyers & Cleaners; Jr C of C; Kearney Country Club; UCT; St Luke's Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; grandfather in laundry bus; off 15-17 W 23rd; res 1908 8th Ave, Kearney.

DRAKE, OSCAR ANDREW: Attorney; b Humphrey, Neb Nov 22, 1897; s of Royal P Drake-Florence Henderson; ed Humphrey HS 1914; U of N, 1915-17; KSTC 1917-19; U of N, LLB 1921, 1919-21 asst to Dean Warren Seavey, mbr debate team 2 years, also mbr Foggs Think Shop; Nov 1918 adm to Neb bar 2 days before 21st birthday, youngest man ever adm to Neb bar; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Tau; m Mariam Eckhardt Aug 20. 1927 Viroqua Wis; 1921-prac law, Kearney; represented Kearney Savings & Loan Assn vs Skeffington, prevented suit in lower court by investment shareholders in their attempts to get their money without waiting for withdrawal under rules, established precedent; Buffalo Co atty; during World War in SATC at KSTC; 4 gold star mbr Amer Leg; Buffalo Co & Neb St Bar Assns; past V.P. Kiwanis; C of C; AF&AM 46; past high priest 2 terms RAM 23: past comm 2 terms KT 12; Presby Ch, trustee; Rep, past secy & chmn Buffalo Co Central Comm since 1921; hobby, fishing; off 2122 1/2 Central Ave; res 720 W 24th, Kearney.

DRYDEN, KENNETH HOLMES: Attorney; b Kearney, Neb Aug 3, 1897; s of John N Dryden-Helen Holmes; ed Kearney HS 1916; Neb Wes, BA 1920; Columbia U, LLB 1923; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Delta Phi; m Hallie Smith June 14, 1928 Kearney; d Margaret Ruth, Martha Kay; 1923 adm to Neb bar; 1923-31 atty with father in firm of Dryden & Dryden, Kearney; 1931-33 in indep law prac; 1933- atty in firm of Dryden-Jensen; during World War, 1918 instr in USSC, U of N, mbr SATC Neb Wes; past secy Buffalo Co Bar Assn; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; past pres Cosmopolitan Club, 1939-40 internatl pres; AF&AM; trustee Meth Hosp, Omaha; trustee Neb Wes; Meth Ch, mbr gen bd of edn at Chicago; trustee Neb conf, trustee Meth Ch of Kearney; hobby, stamp collecting; off Fed Anthex Bldg; res 2304 6th Ave. Kearney.

DUSEK, JOE: Farmer; b Cetaraz, Tabor, Bohemia Feb 9, 1868; s of Frank Dusek-Anna Berka; ed Bohemia; m Mary Havlik Nov 14, 1891 Grand Island (dec Sept 6, 1938); s Lloyd, Albin, Anton (dec), Joseph T, Frank; d Bessie (Mrs. Ed Vacek), Celia (Mrs Charles Vacek), Clara (Mrs. Louis Beranek), Agnes (Mrs. Adolph Beranek), Olive (Mrs. Fred Mauler), Vlasta, Biella; 1884-87 gardener & florist, Bohemia; 1887 to Amer; 1887-91 emp on Pool Ranch, Ravenna; 1891-93 farmed at Sodtown E of Ravenna; 1893- owner & opr 940 A ranch, uses contour farming, terracing & leveling; 1934 Master Farmer; ZCBJ, Ravenna; Cath Ch; hobbies, travel, efficient farming methods; res Ravenna.

ECK, ANGUR A: Store Owner; b Kearney, Neb July 17, 1897; s of Enoch A Eck-Marie Challstrom; ed Kearney HS; KSTC; m Helen Vermillion Oct 10, 1920 Grand Island; d Doris, Marilyn; while in sch assisted father in painting & contracting bus; after war painter & contr; 1924- in retail glass & paint bus, Kearney; during World War, ent US army AS Oct 1917 199th aero squadron, Kelly Field, San Antonio Tex & Lone Field, Dallas Tex; Feb 1918 in England, Aug-May 1919 in France; disch June 11, 1919 Camp Funston Kas; past comm Amer Leg; VFW post 79; pres C of C; AF&AM; Chris Ch, chmn ofcl bd; hobby, growing flowers; off 2215 Central Ave; res 223 W 28th Ave, Kearney.

ECKERSON, WILLIAM TRACY: Attorney; b Ravenna, Neb Aug 23, 1890; s of William J Eckerson-Mary Oliver; ed Ravenna HS 1909; U of N, LLB 1915; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi; 1915- prac law Ravenna; 1934-35 with legal dept of Fed Land Bank, Omaha; city clk; city atty; during World War ent U S Army May 1918, 2nd It 87th inf Camp Dodge Ia, disch Sept 1919; Amer Leg post 332; Buffalo Co & Neb St Bar Assns; Dem committeeman many years; AF&AM; Congl Ch; hobbies, fishing & travel; off Shellenbarger Bldg; res 323 Verona, Ravenna.

EDWARDS, CHARLES BUSBY: Physician & Surgeon; b Lexington, Neb Sept 30, 1889; s of John Henry Edwards-Amanda Bell Busby; ed Beaver City HS; PSTC; Creighton U, MD 1913; grad work Coll of Phys & Surg Chicago; Phi Beta Phi; m Lillian Arendt Jan 1, 1921 Lincoln; s Charles Cornell, Marlin Keith; 1913-14 interne St Joseph's Hosp, Omaha; 1914-29 prac med, Overton; 1929- prac med, KearneY; during World War, capt med corps, I year O/S with evacuation hosp 10, disch 1919; pres Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; C of C; Rotary; AF&AM; BPOE; hobby, baseball; off 2103 1/2 Central Ave; 810 W 22nd, Kearney.

EDWARDS, CLIFFORD EO: Cement Contractor; b Kearney, Neb Aug 20, 1892; s of Eo Rio Edwards-Lulu Blair; ed Buffalo Co; Kearney Mil Acad; m Amelia Romano July 8, 1922 Kearney; s Clifford Eo Jr, Donald Blair; d Jean; with father in contracting bus until World War; 1919-cement contr with Edwards & Son, oldest cement contracting bus in Kearney; among completed contracts are paving of Kearney streets, Kearney cemetery, wading pool at Harman Park & Keenan Bldg; during World War ent US marine corps Feb 18, 1918, 6 mos at Parris Island S C & later instr at Rifle Range Quantico Va, released from active service Feb 27, 1919 disch Feb 18, 1922; Amer Leg 52, past comm 1933, co comm 1938; C of C; BPOE 984; St Lukes Episc Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting; res 714 W 25th, Kearney.

EGBERT, JOHN A: Manager Grain Co; b Bolivar, Mo Mar 29, 1881; s of C J Egbert-Sarah Gardner; ed Bolivar Mo; Southwest Bapt Coll, Bolivar, Mo; m Anna D Mitchell Nov 16, 1907 Bolivar Mo; s Loyd M; 1901-03 mule skinner, wheat loader and other jobs in Cal; 1903-05 emp in gold mine, Mexico; 1905-08 emp in lead & zinc mine, Springfield Mo; 1908-09 farmer, Clay Co; 1909-31 mgr grain elevator, Glenvil; 1931- mgr Co-op Elevator, Kearney; West Central Co-op Grain Assn; C of C; past mbr FOE; Chris Ch; hobbies, hunting & cards; res Walemore Apts, Kearney.

EHLERS, ORRIN C: Physician & Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb July 6, 1905; s of W A Ehlers-Margaret Schark; ed Omaha Central HS 1922; U of N, BSc 1926; 1927-28 grad work U of N, instructor in anatomy & pathology, MA 1930; Phi Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Theta Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha; m Margaret Gridley Aug 8, 1930 Omaha; d Joan G; 1930-31 interne Uni Hosp, Omaha; 1931- prac med Ravenna; Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; C of C; AF&AM; Ravenna Golf Club; hobby, hunting; off 314 1/2 Grand; res 724 Padua, Ravenna.

ELLIOTT, JAMES STEWART: Owner Motor Lodge; b Washington Co, Ia Sept 30, 1870; s of Charles A Elltott-Malinda Ayler; ed Riverside Ia; Neb Wes 1902; Kearney Bus Coll; m Ruth E Harris Apr 19, 1921 Lincoln; 1890 came to Kearney, farmed with father on ranch; 1894-1906 tchr Buffalo Co schs; 1912-14 Buffalo Co supt of schs; 1915-25 registrar KSTC, also owner & opr stock farm; 1925-29 farmed near Kearney; 1929- owner & opr Elliott Motor Lodge, Kearney; 1925-26 mbr state legislature; mbr reorganization bd, mbr good roads com C of C; Rotary; Meth Ch; hobby, grape vines; res Kearney.

ELLIOT, JOE B: Secretary-Treasurer Lumber Co; b Holton, Kas Mar 29, 1884; s of James G Elliot-Martha J Patton; ed Holton Kas HS; Campbell Coll, Holton Kas; m Mary B Spencer Aug 1, 1916 Ogden Utah; s Joe B Jr, T Spencer; 1903-07 asst yard man, bkkpr, salesman C E Friend Lbr Co, Goff Kas; 1907-17 yard mgr W L Stickel Lbr Co, Elm Creek; 1917- secy-treas Tollefsen-Elliot Lbr Co, Kearney; mbr park bd; dir Kearney Fed B & L Assn; dir Fort Kearney State Bank; past pres C of C; past pres Kiwanis; VP Neb Lbr Mchts Assn, mbr Kearney group; AF&AM, Elm Creek; KT; RAM; York Rite; Tehama Shrine; BPOE 984; Presby Ch; hobbies, sports, football; off 2000 1st Ave; 413 W 26th, Kearney.

ERICKSON, OLIVER L: Florist Jr Nurseryman; b Virginia, Neb Apr 26, 1895; s of G A Erickson-Mary Mangus; ed Beatrice HS 1914; Creighton U, DDS 1919; Xi Psi Phi; m Amelia Barnard Oct 23, 1919 Beatrice; s Oliver L Jr; d Mary E, Evelyn A, Carol C, Virginia J; 1919 prac dentistry. Edgar; 1920-24 prac dentistry. Kearney; 1924- owner & opr Kearney Floral Co; during World War enl but not called, disch Dec 1918; secy Neb St Florists Soc, past pres; Soc of Amer Florists & Ornamental Horticulturists; FTDA; Neb Nursery Assn; Amer Assn of Nurserymen; dir Buffalo Co Fair Assn; C of C; Country Club; BPOE; IOOF; AF&AM 46; hobby, fishing; res 2006 2nd Ave, Kearney.

EWER, RUSSELL E: Bookkeeper; b Pleasanton, Neb Feb 6. 1916; s of Cyril L Ewer-Martha Smith; ed Pleasanton HS; won letter in basketball; HS banker; mbr Bulldog staff; Chlllicothe Mo Bus Coll; m Doris Zimmer May 14, 1939 Pleasanton; 1933-36 bkkpr for A Klein Grain & Livestock, Pleasanton; 1937-38 bkkpr for Dierks-Drumm Lbr Co, Lincoln; 1938 with Tollefsen-Elliott Lbr Co, Pleasanton; 1938- with Tollefsen-Elliott Lbr Co, Kearney; Jr C of C; Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, woodwork; off 2001 1st Ave; res 414 E 24th, Kearney.

FERGUSON, RUSSELL R: Store Manager; b North Bend, Neb July 20, 1902; s of Robert K Ferguson-Emma Wigington; ed North Bend HS 1921; U of N 1921-22; Midland Coll 1922-24; m Gladys I Haverfield Aug 2, 1928 Fremont; d Donna J, Charlene G; while in Midland Coll emp by J C Penney Co, Fremont; 1924-27 with J C Penney Co, 1927-31 assr mgr; 1931- mgr J C Penney Co, Kearney; dir C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; AF&AM; Presby Ch; hobby, hunting; off 2105 Central Ave; res 720 W 23rd, Kearney.

FOUTCH, NELSON BERNARD: Merchant; b Sioux Falls, S D June 9, 1893; foster s of Rev Millard S Foutch-Lizzie B Burge; ed Kearney HS; York Bus Coll 1913; m Blanche E Heacock June, 1920 Kearney; s Jerry Lee (dec), Jack Wendell; d Jean Audrey, Joan Elizabeth; 1914-19 steno & bkkpr City Natl Bank at Kearney, 1919-22 asst cash; 1922- ptr & opr Kearney Tea & Coffee House; 1934- mgr uncles ints; owner & opr wheat land in Sedgwick Co Colo; Fedn of Neb Retailers; mbr retail section C of C; Kearney Country Club; Meth Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing, hunting; res 614 W 21st, Kearney.

FOWLER, JOHN HOWARD: Dentist; b Pawpaw, Ill Dec 14, 1870; s of James P Fowler-Elizabeth Grover; ed Rippey Ia; Des Moines Bus Coll; U of Ia; Amer Coll of Dentistry, Chicago; Northwestern U, DDS 1898; asst to Dr G V Black, dean of dental coll, 1 year; m Estella Radebaugh Dec 25, 1898 Rippey Ia; s Howard H, Ralph R, Jamie; d Mildred E, Ruth (Mrs Henry Nagle), Enid (Mrs B R Noe); 1886-91, 1894 with Kellar & Co, gen mdse, Rippey Ia; 1893 news agt in RR service, hdqrs Denver; 1898-99 dentist, Rippey Ia; 1899-1900 in Denver Colo; 1901- dentist, Kearney; Buffalo Co Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, ch mbr; ADA; past scoutmaster Kearney coun, BSA; AF&AM, KT; Meth Ch; hobbies, horseback riding, archery; wife ed KSTC, U of Ill; OES; pres WCTU; SS tchr Meth Ch; off 8 W 22nd; res 611 W 27th, Kearney.

FOWLER, WALTER BYRUM: Owner & Operator Radiator Co; b Laconia, Ind June 26, 1882; s of Samuel E Fowler-Mary E Byrum; ed Bradenburg Ky; m Ethel M Hastings Mar 1, 1911 Kearney; s Gerald; d Helen Marie (Mrs Eugene Munson); prior to 1902 assisted father with farming; 1902 tchr Mead Co Ky schs; 1903 came to Sherman Co, with father farmed & raised livestock; 1904-11 farmer & stockman, Kearney; 1911 with Patterson Co, impl dlrs Kearney; 1912-17 with Union Valley Tele Co, Kearney; 1917-20 emp in garage of Wort & Minton. Kearney; 1920-owner & opr Kearney Radiator Co, oldest bus of its kind in Kearney; 1918- mbr vol fire dept, past asst chief, chief 1930-33; C of C; Royal Highlanders; steward Meth Ch; hobbies, business, work; off 2210 Ave A, res 315 E 23rd, Kearney.

FOX, DONALD E: Chemistry Teacher; b Elberon, Ia Jan 1, 1905; s of John W Fox-Anna Ludvicek; ed Livermore Ia HS 1923; U of Ia, BA 1923, MSc 1932, PhD 1936; Phi Lambda Upsilon; m Arlene Cole Aug 24, 1930 Lincoln; 1927-34 tchr, Holdrege; 1934- chemistry instr; KSTC; NSTA; NEA; Amer Chemical Soc; Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting; res 2222 9th Ave, Kearney.

FRANK, LLOYD L: Chief of Police; b Kearney, Neb Mar 4, 1897; s of O C Frank-Etta Lewelling; ed Kearney HS 1917; m Nina Keil Aug 14, 1920 Grand Island; d LaDonna, Jacqueline; 1917-18 bkkpr for Kearney Steam Laundry; 1919 wireman for Central Power Co, Kearney; 1920-25 farmed near Overton; 1925-30 worked with motherr in Mid City Cafe, Kearney; 1930-32 claim agt for Northern Gas & Pipeline Co, Omaha; 1933- chief of police; vol fireman 6 years; during World War ent service Mar 2, 1918 USN made 6 trips O/S in transport ships, disch July 14, 1919; Amer Leg post 52; VFW; 3rd VP Neb Policemans Assn; AF&AM 46; Episc Co; hobbies, hunting, fishing, football, guns; res 224 W 29th, Kearney.

FREDERICK, AUGUST: Shoe Repairman; b Kearney, Neb Nov 13, 1889; s of Robert Frederick (dec)-Anna ---; ed Kearney; learned shoe repair trade in fathers shop, later with father in bus; 1934- owner & opr shoe repair bus, Kearney; chief vol fire dept, mbr 30 years; during World War ent US army May 1917, with 8th div, 8th ammunition train .at Camp Fremont Cal, then Camp Mills N Y & later Camp Lee Va, disch at Camp Dodge Ia, Jan 1919; priv first class, later corp; past mbr old Co A, NNG; Amer Leg post 52; mbr Midway Mil Band; BPOE; Prot; hobbies, fishing, hunting; res 2106 Ave C, Kearney.

FREEMAN, VERNE FRANKLIN: District Court Clerk; b Kearney, Neb Oct 11, 1904; s of N B Freeman-Stella Griffin; ed Kearney NS 1923; KSTC 1924-26; Grand Island Bus Coll 1926-27; Gregg Coll, Chicago 1927-28; m Golda Stearley July 21, 1935 Gibbon; d Kathryn, Kathleen; 1923-24, assisted father on farm, & in purebred livestock bus; 1927-29 with Lions Internatl main off, Chicago; 1930-34 asst Buffalo Co clk, disbursing agt FERA, Buffalo Co; 1935-36 Buffalo Co dep clk; 1936 apptd clk of dlst court; 1936-39 case supvr; Buffalo & Dawson Cos assistance coms; 1939- clk of dlst court, Kearney; 1938 instrumental in winning first place for Buffalo Co for co-operation with State Child Welfare Dept in obtaining med attention for crippled children; works with Neb St bd for vocational edn in rehabilitation of physically handicapped individuals; Workers Alliance; Cosmopolitan Club, chmn of civil identification com; Jr C of C; UCT; IOOF; BPOE; past chnm bd of trustees, now trustee First Bapt Ch, editor ofcl church bulletin; hobbies, fishing, mountain camping; off Courthouse; res 2221 5th Ave, Kearney.

FRITSCHE, JEROME LOUIS: Clergyman; b New Ulm, Minn June 28, 1890; s of Louis E Fritsche-Caroline Blass; ed North High, Minneapolis Minn; Colo State Tchrs Coll, Greeley, BA; U of Minn, DDS; Coll of Saint John the Divine, Greeley Colo, CMD, BD; mbr suprente coun Pi Alpha; m Eloise Verne James Sept 11, 1913 Tracy Minn; s James Louis; d Eloise Lorrine (Mrs George C Manneschmidt); ordained deacon at St Thomas Church, Denver June 10, 1928; ordained to priesthood at St Johns Cathedral, Denver Jan 1, 1929; 1928-31 asst dean, St Johns Cathedral, Denver; 1928-31 vicar, St Michael & All Angels Ch, Denver; 1933-36 rector, St Andrews Ch, Scottsbluff; 1936- rector, St Lukes Ch, Kearney; dir Clarkson Memorial Hosp, Omaha; mbr dept of coll pastors, dept of religious edn & finance com, sixth province of the Episc Ch; diocese of western Neb, alternate dep to gen conv 1934, diocesan del to Province of the Northwest 3 years, mbr bd of examining chaplains, mbr dept of missions & ch extn, diocesan chmn of forward movement, staff mbr Bishop Beechers Camp for Boys; trustee BrowneIl Hall, Omaha; past supt St Johns Mil Sch, Salina Kas; with 34th div 1st It 2nd Minn inf 1916 in service on Mexican Border, during World War 1st It 1917, capt 1918 ret Dec 18, 1924, by Gov Harry Woodring of Kas as maj of inf & commandant of cadets May 26, 1931; ch mbr Amer Leg post 7 Honolulu, comm 1920 & 1921, del from Hawaii to New Orleans conv 1922, mhr radio broadcast com, 1931-38 & BSA com 1933-38 dept of Neb, chaplain post 1 Denver 1930-31 & mbr Last Squad Club, chaplain Leslie Kreps Post at Salina Kas 1932, chaplain Scottsbluff post 5 1933-35, chaplain post 52 at Kearney 1936-39, mbr Jr drum & bugle corps com at Kearney, chaplain of dept of Neb 1937-38; natl chaplain 1938-39; 40 & 8 Grand Island, grand aumonier, 1937-38; com mbr DAV for 1929, natl conv at Denver, dept comm of Colo 1928-29; Golden Rodent, Order of Trench Rats, Denver; chaplain UCT; BSA, past mbr central dist bd at Denver, past chrm church relationship com S dist at Denver, past committeeman troop 36 Denver & of troop 51 Salina Kas; past cubmaster of cub pack No 2 Scottsbluff. past mbr Scottsbluff Area Coun, pres Wyo-Braska Coun Area 1935-36, coun del to natl exec con 1935-36; 1938- VP Cornhusker Boys State; Kearney C of C; Country Club; Shakespeare Club; Rotary; Uni Club, Lincoln; past comm Heroes of 76. Denver; AF&AM 46; RAM 23; KT 13; chaplain BPOE 984; res 2308 2nd Ave, Kearney.

FULLER, JOHN BERT: Owner & Operator Manufacturing Company; b McHenry, Ill July 8, 1875; s of Jacob Fuller-Della Brown; ed Pierceton, Ind; Fairbury; Beatrice; ICS; m Julia Harnly Mar, 1929 Red Cloud; s Guy Arthur, John Bert Jr; d Vera (Mrs Wallace Brown), Helen (Mrs Arthur Schwartz); 1884 came with parents in covered wagon to Neb; 1890-91 ran steam engine in grist mill, Hubbell; 1892 professional baseball player with Hastings team in Neb St League; 1892-97 tinner in Hubbell Hdw Store; 1897-99 with La-Porte Carriage Co, LaPorte Ind; 1899-1902 emp in bicycle works, Adams & Westlake, LaPorte Ind; 1902-06 emp in car works of Haskell & Barker at Michigan City Ind; 1906 asst engr, State Industrial Sch for Boys Kearney; 1906-07 clarinet player with Gordon Highlanders Kiltie Band of Belleville Canada, toured Mexico & US, played at Jamestown Exposition; 1907-09 tinncr with J C Wright Hdw Co, Kearney; 1909-11 with Bolte Mfg Co, Kearney; 1912 emp by Bolte Mfg Co of Canada at Winnipeg; 1912-31 foreman for Bolte Mfg Co of Kearney, 1931 pur bus, changed name to Fuller Mfg Co, 1931- owner & opr; Kearney Municipal Band; 1902-07 mbr Midway Military Band; Amer Fedn of Musicians; Chris Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing, music, has played clarinet in various bands & orchestras past 50 years; Sept 19, 1901 with Ames 2nd Regiment of Mich City, Ind played for William McKinleys funeral; off 2208 1st Ave; res 711 W 24th, Kearney.

GASS, THOMAS: Retired; b Harvey, New Brunswick, Canada Aug 26, 1864; s of Joseph Gass-Isabell Hanna; ed Kearney; m Gertrude I Tracy Dec 25, 1894 Kearney; s Charles C; 1882-88 worked on ranches in ND, SD, Wyo, & Mont; 1888-92 farmed near Kearney; 1892-97 Kearney dep sheriff; 1897-1904 traveling representative for Deering Harvester Co 2 years, later in chg of collections; 1904-10 in hdw bus, Elm Creek; contr 20 years at Kearney, crop in bridge construction on Platte River; ret but has bus properties & farms near Kearney; 1929 helped org Fort Kearney State Bank; 1929- pres; 1933 instrumental in passage of sen bill, file 310, later chmn liquor commission; Rotary; past mbr Country Club; BPOE 984; IOOF; hobbies, fish & fish ponds; res Midway Hotel, Kearney.

GETTMAN, JOHN FRED: Superintendent of State Industrial School; b Lincoln, Neb Nov 3, 18891; s of John Gettman-Lena Walters; ed Lincoln HS; LBC; m Marie Pauline Young Nov 12, 1925 Lincoln; 1914-19 with Beatrice Creamery Co, Lincoln; 1919-31 with CB&Q RR, Lincoln; 1931-35 installed, & oprd factory mfg license plates, road signs, hunting licenses, badges, at Neb St Reformatory for Men, Lincoln; 1936-37 supt of prison industries, Neb St Penitentiary, also supt of industries at St Reformatory for Men; 1937- supt of State Industrial Sch for Boys, Kearney; has studied & visited numerous state institutions over US; dir Natl Conf of Juvenile Agencies; Neb Conf of Social Work; Cosmopolitan Club, com mbr Natl Conf of Juvenile Agencies, affiliated with Prison Conf; Uni Club, Lincoln; C of C; past div chmn of ARC drive, Kearney; AF&AM 227 Lincoln; BPOE 94, Kearney; Luth Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, baseball, football; off State Industrial Sch for Boys; res Kearney.
1Died Jan 80, 1940.

GIBBONS, CHARLES KIMBALL: Physician & Surgeon; b Kearney, Neb Dec 13, 1876; s of Henry Gibbons-Emma Jane Drew; ed Kearney: Shattuck Mil Acad, Faribault Minn 1895; Northwestern U, MD 1902; m Nellie June Downing June 25, 1902 Kearney; d Jane (Mrs John Henry); 1902-03 interne Passavant Hosp, Chicago; 1903 prac med Los Angeles; 1903- prac med Kearney, specialist in surgery since 1919; pres of staff Good Samaritan Hosp, Kearney; local surg UP RR & CB&Q RR; adm to prac in Ill, Cal & Neb; 10 years mbr NNG, maj, resigned 1917 & enl in U S army, O/S 1 year, maj US base hosp 111 in France; ch mbr & 4 star mbr Amer Leg; past pres Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Assn of Railway Surgs; C of C; past mbr Rotary; past master AF&AM 46; Scot Rite 32°; York Rite; past comm KT; Tehama Shrine; one of 3 surviving ch mbrs BPOE 984; Episc Ch; hobbies, oil paintings & collection of puzzles from entire world; off 2103 1/2 Central: res 201 W 21st, Kearney.

GIBBONS, MRS E OLIVE: Homemaker; b Mayfield, England; d of Edward Napper-Emily Lee; ed by governess in England; Episc Coll, Kearney; m J Parvin Gibbons July 7, 1897 Kearney (dec); s Bertrand C; 1889 came to Amer to visit brother, remained in Kearney; Episc Ch; hobbies, painting, embroidery; husband was owner & opr chain of elevators also int in mill, Kearney; res 218 W 25th, Kearney.

GILMORE, RAYMOND M: Dentist; b Auburn, Neb Jan 5, 1896; s of Albert D Gilmore-Elizabeth C Curtis; ed Mondamin Ia HS 1913; Bellevue Coll, Bellevue; U of Chicago; Creighton U, DDS 1923; m Emma Jean Ward Dec 28, 1922 Rushville: d Helen E, Pauline W, Barbara J; 1923- ptr of Dr Holmes in dental prac, Kearney; mbr sch bd; during World War ent U S army ordnance corps Dec 1917, served O/S, disch Aug 1919; past comm Amer Leg post 52; VFW; NW Neb Dist Dental Soc; Neb St & ADA: C of C; past VP Kiwanis; Kearney Country Club; Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, huntlng, stamps, golf: off 2116 1/2 Central; res 820 W 23rd, Kearney.

GLASS, HENRY LORENCE: Wholesale Grocer; b Patch Grove, Wis Feb 21, 1898; s of Henry Lorence Glass-Lydia May Gee; ed Grand Forks N D HS 1916; Thacker & Hughs Bus Coll, N D; m Ethel May Wentz July 28, 1923 Grand Forks, ND; d Darlene May: reared wifes nephew Edward Eyer; 1916-18 train messenger Railway Express Co, Grand Forks N D; 1918-25 bkkpr, salesman & later asst warehouse mgr for Nash-Finch Co at Grand Forks N D, 1925-28 credit mgr at St Cloud Minn, 1928-29 credit mgr, Aberdeen SD; 1929-35 fruit mgr Nash-Finch Co, Huron S D; 1935- mgr Nash-Finch Co, Kearney; C of C; Episc Ch: hobbies, sports, fishing, hunting, golf; res 502 W 22nd, Kearney.

GODBERSON, JOHN PETER: Mortician; b Humphrey, Neb Dec 1, 1894; s of Peter Godberson-Christine Carstensen; ed Humphrey HS 1913; Grand Island Bus Coll 1915; Williams Inst of Mortuary Science, Kansas City, Kas 1937; m Helen Louise Miller Sept 24. 1924 Council Bluffs Ia; s John Miller 1915-16 with State Bank now First Natl Bank, Grand Island; 1916-18 with Comml Bank of Gibbon; 1919-27 asst cash Comml Bank of Gibbon; 1927-34 traveling credit man for Standard Oil Co of Neb, Omaha; 1934- ptr of C P Miller in furn & undertaking bus, Gibbon, 1938- opr bus since C P Millers death; chmn cemetery bd; during World War ent U S army Mar 1918, med corps, Fort Riley Kas, Nov 1918 tsfrd to U S gen hosp 32, Chicago, in chg of buying food & feeding employees, personnel & patients, disch Sept 19, 1919; 1st sub-comm & past adjt Amer Leg post 310; Neb & Natl Funeral Dirs Assns; past master AF&AM 189; past noble grand IOOF 37; Mrs Godberson grad Gibbon HS, Horner Inst of Fine Arts; in chautauqua & lyceum work with Redpath-Horner 2 years, later att Lombard Coll, Galesburg Ill. specializes in dramatization, book-reviews & readings; mbr Lambda Phi Delta & Alpha Xi Delta; PEO; OES; res Gibbon.

GOODWIN, CHARLES MORGAN: Clergyman; b Harrison Co, Mo Feb 3, 1885; s of Nineveh Goodwin-Lucy Elizabeth Hensley; ed Harrison Co Mo; Kansas City Theological Seminary, MT: m Grace Leola Pyle Feb 24, 1907 Harrison Co Mo; s Paul V, Carlton Byron, Rex Dean; farmed with father until 1923; 1923 pastor in Mo; 1927-30 pastor, Cairo; 1930-36 pastor, Sumner; 1936-39 pastor Ansley; 1939- pastor Bapt Ch, Gibbon; past moderator, Grand Island Assn of Chs, chmn religious edn com: Neb Bapt st conv, mbr bd of mgrs: past mbr Custer Assn of Chs, past moderator 2 times; past scout master BSA 1 year. AnsIey; hobbies, travel, reading; res Gibbon.

GREEN, FRANK J: Buffalo County Surveyor; b Custer Co, Neb Mar 5, 1887; s of Joseph K Green-Cyrena E royd; ed Gibbon; ICS, civil engineering, mapping & surveying; m Eva Donaldson 1914 Hastings; s Lloyd K, Frank J Jr; d Peggy V; 1904-06 engaged in watch making & repairing; emp evenings in theater 8 years; also engaged in plastering & cement bus 20 years; 1929- Buffalo Co surveyor: chief vol fire dept, past pres 13 years: hobby, violins; res Gibbon.

GREENMAN, EDWARD JAMES: Store Manager; b Eagle River, Wis Oct 13, 1905; s of Edward Roxy Greenman-Mary Alice Kane; ed Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada HS 1917; Saskatoon Canada Provincial Collegiate Sch 1919; 1919-25 timekeeper for construction crew Regina, Construction Co, Saskatchewan Can- ada; 1926-32 mgr construction work in Montana for Phoenix Construction of Electric Bond & Share Co, N Y Citv; 1932-33 stock clk for F W Woolworth Co, Anaconda Mont; 1933-34 assr mar F W Woolworth Co at Billings, 1935 assr mgr at Scottsbluff, 1936 asst mgr at Sheridan Wyo, 1937 asst mgr at Lewiston Mont, 1938- mgr F W Woolworth Co, Kearney; Cosmopolitan Club; C of C; KC. Great Falls Mont; St James Cath Ch, Kearney; hobbies, travel, fishing, hunting; off 2210 Central; res 121 W 24th, Kearney.

GREENSLIT, ROY FULLER: Owner Lumber Co; b Surprise, Neb May 1, 1887; s of Walter Henry Greenslit-Katherine Cecelia Ammerman; ed Neb Wes Acad 1904; Neb Wes, capt baseball team 1907: U of N. BA 1910, capt baseball team 1910; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Florence DeLacy Oct 15, 1915 Lincoln; d Catherine; 1910 played professional baseball with pennant-winning Falls City team, MINK League; 1910 prin Ravenna schs; later with father pur Tidball Lbr Co bus & yard; 1910- with father owner & opt Greensilt Lbr Co; past mbr bd of edn many years; during World War ent US army July 1918, 214th engrs. Camp. Forrest Ga & later Camp Custer Mich, corp, disch Jan 1919; Amer Leg; Neb Lbr Mchts Assn: Natl Retail Lbr Dlrs Assn; C of C; past mbr Kiwanis; AF&AM; Meth Ch. deacon & mbr ofcl bd; hobbies, baseball, football, basketball; res 502 W Piedmont, Ravenna.

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