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H - I - J

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.

HACKMAN, HENRY CONRAD: Creamery Manager; b Benson, Neb Aug 26, 1889; s of William C Hackman-Elizabeth Paepper; ed Benson; m Grace Prather Oct 10, 1920 Grand Island; s Henry Thad; d Nancy Bell. learned horseshoeing from father; 1907-18 in bus with father, Shelton; 1919-33 clk tn mens dept, later in chg of basement dept, S N Wolbach & Sons, Grand Island; 1933 in city sales dept Fairmont Creamery Co; 1934-36 territory representative for Fairmont Creamery Co, Grand Island hdqrs; 1936- mgr Fairmont Creamery Co, Kearney; during World War. ent U S army 1918 8th div hdqrs. military police stationed at various camps, disch May 1919; mbr agr com, C of C: mbt agr com. Kiwanis; AF&AM 32° Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 2218 Ave A; res 607 W 25th, Kearney.

HAEBERLE, HAROLD H: Pharmacist: b Broken Bow, Neb Oct 7, 1903; s of John G Haeberle-Nettie Horstman; ed Broken Bow HS; U of Ill, PhG 1924; Kappa Psi; m Ruth V Kennedy Aug 30, 1925 Broken Bow; s John G; d Nancy Ruth: 1924-25 emp in Chicago; 1925-26 pharm with father, Broken Bow; 1926-30, owner & opr drug store, Taylor; 1930-35 with W W Meyer Drug Co, Denver; 1935- owner & opt drug store, Kearney; Neb Pharm Assn; C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; Kearney Country Club; past exalted ruler BPOE 984; AF&AM 148; RAM; R&SM; KT; Scot Rite; Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, golf; off 2118 Central Ave; res 721 W 21st. Kearney.

HALLAS, LOUIS, J: Banker: b Plattsmouth, Neb Aug 22, 1899; s of Joseph Hallas-Teresia Slezak; ed Plattsmonth HS 1918; m Eileen McCarty Feb 3, 1920 Plaitsmouth; d Ellen L, Mary L; 1919-31 cash Murray State Bank; 1931- pres First State Bank, Shelton; treas SheIton twp bd 6 years; during World War, summer of 1918 in SATC Bellevue, disch Jan 1919; past pres Buffalo Co Bankers Assn; Neb & Amer Bankers Assns; bd mbr Lions; BSA, mbr bd of finance; Sacred Heart Cath Ch; hobby, business; res Shelton.

HAMILTON, GERALD M: Dentist; b Glenwood, Ia Nov 24. 1902; s of W H Hamilton-Jennie S Mickelwait; ed Glenwood Ia HS 1920; U of N, BSc, DDS 1930; Pi Kappa Alpha, ch mbr; Delta Sigma Delta; m Marjorie E Alden Feb 23, 1929 York; d Maren Eloise; 1930- prac dentistry, Kearney; NW Dist Dental Soc; Neb St & ADA; past mbr C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; Kearney Country Club; Congl Ch, Glenwood Ia; hobbies, hunting, golf; off 2103 1/2 Central; res 903 W 22nd, Kearney.

HANSEN, HENRY CHARLES: Physician & Surgeon; b Escanaba, Mich Jan 23, 1891; s of Ludwig Hansen-Anna Carlson; ed Escanaba Mich; Chicago Coll of Medicine & Surg, MD 1917; grad work U of Minn, 1921-22; m Nelle Dellinger Nov 26, 1919 Seneca Neb; s Gordon Louis; d Charlene Nelle, Evelyn, Lily Ann; 1917-18 interne Bethesda Hosp, St Paul Minn; 1918-19 assr city phys, Minneapolis Minn Gen Hosp; 1919-20 prac med, Seneca; 1920-21 prac med, Dunning; 1922-23 prac med, Seneca; 1923-25 prac med, Marquette; 1925- prac med, Kearney, eye, ear, nose & throat specialist; during World War ent U S army May 1, 1918 as 1st lt med corps, 1919 stationed at Camp Greenlee, Chickamauga Park Ga, disch Jan 12, 1919; June 20, 1936 commd capt med corps 110th quartermaster regiment NNG; past adj, past comm Amer Leg post 52; IOOF; Meth Ch; off Olson Bldg; res 2206 12th Ave, Kearney.

HARDING, JAMES F: Osteopath; b Allendale, Mo June 25, 1891; s of Samuel Harding-Anna E Keltz; ed Ridgeway, Mo; Warrensburg Mo; Amer Coll of Osteopathy & Surgery, Kirksville Mo, DO 1913; m Marvel D Phillips July 5, 1918 Des Moines Ia; s James F Jr; 1913-18 osteopath, Tarkio Mo; 1919-38 osteopath, Holdrege; 1938- osteopath, Kearney; during World War noncommd ofcr Camp Dodge Ia, sgt in inf Co 7, 163rd depot brigade, disch Nov 1918; past chaplain & sgt at arms Amer Leg, Holdrege; past pres & secy SW Neb Dist Osteopathic Assn; Neb Osteopathic Assn; C of C; past pres program chmn & ch mbr Holdrege Rotary; AF&AM 52; bobby, fishing; off 2116 1/2 Central Ave; res 910 W 24th, Kearney.

HARRISON, J HERBERT: Attorney; b Table Rock, Neb Jan 17, 1874; of Joel D Harrison-Rosana Pattison; ed Table Rock; self educated in shorthand at 16 years of age, learned typewriting by practicing at night in law off; m Nellie G Samson Nov 10, 1897; s Russell Henry (dec); d Ruth Agnes (Mrs J G Love), Lucille A (Mrs O F Wissler); 1892-96 steno for George H Thummel atty & later clk of fed court; studied law under Mr Thummel, admitted to Neb bar 1895; 1897-99 off & yard man for W H Harrison lbr bus Grand Island; 1898 apptd dep P M, Grand Island; 1902-07 cash Cairo State Bank; 1907-10 pub acct, Grand Island; 1910-20 cash State Bank of Ravenna; 1920-23 owner & opr merc bus; 1923-36 Ravenna P M; 1936- prac law, Ravenna; does own stenographic work; during World War mbr finance com ARC, Thrift Stamp & Liberty Bond drives; Buffalo Co & Neb St Bar Assns; AF&AM 289; IOOF 347; past mbr KP; Meth Ch. bd mbr, choir mbr 50 years; hobby, newspaper writing; off Grand Ave; res 607 Alba Ave, Ravenna.

HART, EMANUEL STOVER: Retired; b Gettysburg, Penn Apr 9, 1866; s of Samuel Hart-Mary Stover; ed Northern Ill Normal Sch, Dixon Ill; Dixon Ill Bus Coll. 1878; m Ella Lape Feb 13, 1889 Dixon Ill (dec Feb 1930); s Lloyd W. Bruce S; m Mrs Susan Breckenridge Jan 19 1932 Hastings; stepson William J Breckenridge; 1870 brought by parents to Nachusa Ill; 1882 teleg opr for C&NW RR between Chicago & Clinton Ill; 1887-88 teleg opr for UP RR at Wood River, later relief agt & teleg opr on lines west of North Platte; 1889-95 teleg opr & agt for UP RR, Elkhorn; 1896-1936 agt for UP RR, Gibbon; 1936- ret; when ret was oldest man in dept on UP RR between Omaha & Ogden; started H M Eicholtz, now gen mgr C&NW RR in telegraphy; past mbr Gibbon bd of edn 9 years; UP RR Old Timers Club; UP RR Ret Employes Assn; KP, past chancellor comm; past noble grand IOOF 37; Meth Ch; hobbies, cards, travel; res Gibbon.

HART, RAYMOND LOCHARY: Physician & Surgeon; b Pagetown, O Aug 6, 1872; s of James W Hart-Elizabeth J Hayes; ed Fairfield HS 1889; Fairfield Coll 1892; U of Ia, MD 1897; m Lottie M Grable Aug 1906 Denver; d Helen (Mrs -- St John), Barbara; 1881 came with parents to Neb, farmed with father until 1886; while in sch emp in drug store with Drs G M Prentice & A R Ray, Fairfield; 1897-1921 prac med, Amherst; 1921- prac med with Drs Gibbons & Edwards, Kearney; staff mbr Good Samaritan liosp; surg for UP RR past 35 years; phys 10 years, State Industrial Sch for boys; phys, KSTC 2 years; pres First Natl Bank, Amherst; Buffalo Co Med Soc; past pres Neb St Med Assn; past pres Rotary; C of C; Kearney Country Club; BPOE 984; AF&AM, Sumner; R&SM. Lexington; RAM, Scot Rite; York Rite; Tehama Shrine; Episc Ch; hobbies, farm holdings, livestock; off 2103 1/2 Central; res 2309 6th, Kearney.

HARTMANN, RALPH M: Superintendent of Schools; b North Bend, Neb Oct 23, 1907; s of Robert Hartmann-Anne Haberer; ed North Bend HS 1926; Midland Coll, BA 1933; U of N, MA 1937, has taken work towards PhD; Phi Delta Kappa; m Rosa Pledger June 25, 1929 Fremont; 1926-27 tchr, Dodge Co; 1927-29 tchr rural HS near Fremont, 1929-33 prin; 1933-35 supt Hooker Co HS, Mullen; 1935-37 supt Belgrade HS; 1937- supt Shelion sells; Tri-Valley Conf Schoolmens Assn; NSTA; NEA; Lions; AF&AM, Mullen; past bd mbr BSA, Belgrade & Mullen; Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, gathering professional books, reading; Mrs Hartmann taught in rural HS with Mr Hartmann 1929-33; res Shelton.

HAUG, LAWRENCE F: Bank Cashier; b Shelton, Neb June 11, 1898; s of William H Haug-Katherine Vohland; ed Shelton HS 1916; LSC; U of N; m Gladys E Parks Dec 25, 1921 Shelton; s Lawrence F, Jr; d Anna Elizabeth; 1919- bkkpr, asst cash, then cash First State Bank, Shelton; treas Shelton twp 12 years; past city treas 14 years; chmn Fall Festival past 3 years; during World War 1918 in SATC; past secy-treas Buffalo Co Bankers Assn; Neb St & Amer Bankers Assns; Lions; AF&AM 99; Meth Ch; hobby, hunting; res Shelton.

HAWTHORNE, JAY GWINN: Jeweler; b Kearney, Neb Sept 21, 1883; s of James Dunlap Hawthorne-Melinda Gwlnn; ed Kearney HS; Minneapolis Bus Coll 1901; m Lula A Getz Sept 2, 1913 Omaha; s Robert Jay; 1901-02 with CRI&P RR, Estherville Ia; 1903-33 with father in jewelry bus, Kearney; 1933- opt jewelry bus since father's death; Neb St Jewelers Assn; past mbr Kiwanis; C of C; AF&AM 46; BPOE 984; Episc Ch; hobby, reading; father came from Vinton Ia to Kearney June 18, 1878, oprd jewelry bus; res 215 W 24th, Kearney.

HAYES, CHARLES B: Physician; b South Omaha, Neb Dec 8, 1899; s of James E Hayes-Katherine Kearney; ed St Francis HS, Columbus; Creighton U, MD 1924; Phi Chi; m Mary B Rose Oct, 1929 Omaha; d Mary A; 1924-25 interne St Margaret's Hosp, Kansas City Mo; 1925-34 prac med Kansas City Mo; 1934- prac med, Kearney; staff mbr Good Samaritan Hosp; during World War, SATC Creighton, disch Dec 1918; secy Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; St James Cath Ch; hobby, race horses; off & res 2424 B, Kearney.

HEACOCK, RAY E: Cafe Owner; b Kearney, Neb Jan 29, 1888; s of Alfred C Heacock-Loretta R Shreve; ed Kearney HS; m Margaret T Grosh Aug 10.1909 Kearney; s J Gerow, Bruce D, Ormond C; d Shirley D; 1903-06 learned cigar mfg trade from Lou Kelley, Kearney; 1906-09 cigar maker for Cannon & Saup, later with J E Keenan; 1909-12 emp by William Kurt in cigar factory, Columbus; 1912-38 owner & opr R E Heacock Cigar Co, Kearney, sold 1937; 1937- owner & opt restaurant; mbr sch bd & city coun 3 terms; past dir C of C; past pres, chmn Kiwanis; AF&AM; BPOE; ch mbr UCT; Bapt Ch; hobbies, sports; off 2416 Central Ave; res 920 W 21st. Kearney.

HECHT, ALVAH R: Field Man for Insurance Co; b Lushton, Neb May 11, 1893; s of Fred H Hecht-Edna A Moul; ed Fairmont; Curtis HS; U of N, sch of agr, Lincoln; m Grace M Kirkwood June 14, 1919 Curtis; s Dean M. Wayne, Boyd K, Ross E; 1916-18, with Cow Testing Assn, Gage & Pawnee Cos; 1919-29 Dawson Co agrl extn agt; 1929-36 Buffalo Co agrl agt; 1936- field man at Kearney for Mutual Benefit Life Ins Co of Newark NJ, also emp by Neb Farm Loan branch off of Lincoln; during World War asst emergency agr extn agt 6 mos, Box Butte & Dawes Cos, capt HG, at Lexington; C of C, mbr agrl com; AF&AM; past pres Kiwanis, Lexington; AF&AM; Meth Ch. SS supt; hobbies, fishing, hunting; off 2120 1/2 Central; res 1614 5th Ave. Kearney.

HECKENLIVELY, CLIVE E: Insurance Agent; b Fairfield, Neb July 28, 1898; s of I W Heckenlively-Jennie M Ellis; ed Dawson Co HS 1915; KSTC 1919; m Lyda M Johnson Oct 5, 1921 St Paul; s John W; d Betty June; 1919-22 with Buffalo Co Real Est & Fire Ins Co of Kearney, became ptr 1920; 1922-30 special agt for eastern Neb for Natl Amer Fire Ins Co of Omaha with hdqrs Norfolk, later had chg of S D & northwestern Ia; 1930-33 special agt in Neb for Great Amer Group Ins Co with hdqrs Norfolk, 1983- special agt at Kearney & asst to S L Gardner state agt; during World War enl in USN Dec 5, 1917 Yerba Buena Island & Mare Island Cal, 1918 with Atlantic fleet on USS Missouri, Oct 1918 sent to field oil sch League Island navy yard, Philadelphia, assigned to field oil testing lab, disch Jan 1919; C of C; past mbr Rotary; Kearney Country Club; AF&AM 46; BPOE 984; Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, hunting; res 2114 4th Ave, Kearney.

HELLEBERG, JOHN P Architect; b Thisted, Denmark Nov 28, 1890; s of N Pedersen Helleberg-Magdalene Christensen; ed Teknisk Skole, Thisted, Denmark; studied in France, England, Scotland, Germany, Norway, Denmark 1920-21; m Elena Staal Aug 30, 1916 Grand Island: s John, Rex; d Angelene, Elaine; 1909 came to Amer settled in Grand Island; 1911-14 architect with firm of Wurdeman & Grabe, 1914-24 ptr of George Grabe at Columbus; 1924- architect, Kearney; city engr past 5 years; FHA inspector; registered architect; has built 54 sch bldgs in Neb & S D, pub garages, bank bldgs, hosps, theaters, churches, power houses, hotels, stores & industrial bldgs; Amer Inst of Architects: BPOE 984; hobby, oil painting; off 2302 1/2 Central Ave; res 418 W 25, Kearney. :

HENNING, LOUIS JOHN: Store Manager; b Galena, I11 Apr 12, 1877; s of Conrad Henning-Louise Franz; ed Galena Ill; Galena Ill Bus Coll; m Gertrude Duggan Sept 16, 1903 Galena Ill; d Gertrude (Mrs Ronald Foot); 1897 trained for service in Russia with McCormick Harvester Co, Chicago; 1898 shipping clk Chicago Water Motor & Fan Co; 1898-1903 traveling representative for father's bakery & candy bus, Galena Ill; 1903-04 miner, Deadwood S D; 1904-21 in various vocations, Galena Ill; 1921-31 in drug bus, Kearney; 1932-37 Neb St dep fire marshall; 1937- mgr Fort Kearney Liquor Store, Kearney; served in Sp-Amer War; VFW; Whol & Retail Liquor Dlrs of Neb; C of C; BPOE; hobbies, fishing, pinochle; off Fort Kearney Hotel Bldg; res 204 W 21st, Kearney.

HENNINGER, ELIZABETH SLATTERY: Homemaker; b Shelton, Neb Aug 25, 1871; d of Martin Slattery-____; ed HS; m Isaac K Henninger Dec 6, 1893 Shelton; s Franklin S, Stewart; PEO; past worthy matron OES; Presby Ch, past pres of aid soc; res Shelton.

HENNINGER, GUY NELSON: Brigadier General, Adjutant General; b Shelton, Neb July 16, 1894: s of Stephen Arnold Douglas Henninger-Elizabeth J Quest; ed Shelton HS 1914; U of N, BSc 1918: Sigma Tau; m Mae L Marshall Aug 30, 1922 Lexington; d Vernelle J, Barbara M; 1919-21 mgr Shelton Milling Co; 1930 adm to Neb bar; 1921-34 Buffalo Co clk of dist court; 1935-39 Buffalo Co atty; 1939- adjt sen, NNG; during World War, enl Jan 25, 1918 Fort Omaha, disch Feb 17, 1919 priv flying cadet, commd 2nd lt air corps ORC Feb 1919; 1923-27 1st lt, 1927-33 capt, 1933-36 maj, 1936-39 lt col QMC, 1939- adj gen, NNG; Neb St Bar Assn; Rotary, Lincoln, past VP at Kearney; U of N Alumni Assn; BPOE 984, past exalted ruler, past dist dep, grand exalted ruler 1930-31; AF&AM, Shelton, past secy; hobby, aviation; off State Capitol; res 2054 South, Lincoln.

HENNINGER, I K: Retired; b Warren, O Oct 20, 1868; s of Solomon F Henninger-Barbara Kaufman; ed Shelton HS; m Elizabeth E Slattery Dec 6, 1893 Shelton; s Franklin S, Stewart; came with parents to Neb 1872; farmed with father until 1891; 1891-1919 indep farmer; 1917 moved to town; 1919- ret; past mayor 9 years; mbr town bd; past mbr twp bd; KP; hobby, cards; res Shelton.

HENRY, DONALD EDWIN: Hotel Proprietor & Manager; b Bemidji, Minn Dec 23, 1908; s of Edwin Alexander Henry-Mary Ellen Miller; ed Bemidji Minn HS 1926: Winona Minn State Tchrs Coll 1929; 1921-27 emp at summer resort, Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minn while in sch; 1928 with Hotel Ojibway, Sault Sainte Marie Mich; 1926-29 with Winona Hotel, Winona Minn while in coll; 1929-31 clk Fort Kearney Hotel, Kearney; 1931- with brother mgr & prop Fort Kearney & Midway Hotels, Kearney; Neb Hotel Assn; Northwestern Hotel Assn; C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; Kearney Country Club; UCT; BPOE 984; Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, football; res Hotel Midway, Kearney.

HENRY, JOHN ALEXANDER: Hotel Proprietor & Manager; b Mallory1, Minn Nov 9, 1903; s of Edwin Alexander Henry-Mary Ellen Miller: ed Bemidji Mlnn HS 1922; m Nancy Jane Gibbons Aug 14, 1930 Kearney; d Jill Ellen, Maren June, Nancy Annin; while in HS emp during vacations as bus boy, bell boy &clk Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minn; 1922 with Chicago Box & Crating Co, Bemidji Minn; 1923 clk, New Bemidji Minn Hotel; 1924 clk, Park Hotel, Madison Wis; 1925-28 clk later hotel mgr for Roberts Hotel Co, Winona Mlnn: 1928- mgr Hotel Fort Kearney, Kearney; 1931- prop & mgr Fort Kearney Hotel; 1930- mgr of Midway Hotel, Kearney; pres Neb Hotel Assn, 1934, 1936; past dir Northwestern Hotel Assn; Amer Hotel Assn; Kiwanis; dir C of C; past mbr Rotary, Winona Mlnn: Kearney Country Club; Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, tennis, hunting; off Hotel Fort Kearney; res 2108 4th Ave, Kearney. 1Mallory, small town near East Grand Forks, Minn.

HENSLEY, JAMES WILLARD: Merchant; b Columbus, Neb Nov 10, 1891; s of W N Hensley-Margaret McAllister; ed Columbus HS 1909; m Eleanor Bender Feb 6, 1934 Columbus; 1909-13 owner theaters at Nebraska City & Shenandoah Ia; 1913-16 owner 2 theaters, Columbus; 1916-17 in electric, restaurant & hotel bus, Columbus; 1917-19 emp in motion picture dept, Firestone Tire & Rubber Co, Akron O; 1919-34, driver for Columbus fire dept; 1934- ptr of wife in Hensleys Vogue, Kearney, estab by Mrs Hensley in 1930; durIng World War May 1917 in 6th Neb band corps, tsfrd to balloon sch, Fort Omaha, commd 2nd lt, went O/S July 1918, disch Feb 1919; Amer Leg post 52; Ames Balloon Corps Veterans; C of C; Rotary; BPOE 984; hobbles, travel, fishtng; res 2038 2nd Ave, Kearney.

HERVERT, AMIEL JOSEPH: Farmer & Banker; b Ravenna, Neb Jan 15, 1884; s of Vencil Hervert-Mary Skrable; ed Sherman & Buffalo Cos; Grand Island Bus Coll 1908; m Elizabeth Chop Dec 29, 1909 Ravenna; s James W, Amiel J, Fred; d Elsie A, Mary (Mrs Ralph Bullock); asstd father in farming, later farmed indep; has farmed home place continuously; 1909 bkkpr for Richardson & Howard, farm impl & piano mchts, Ravenna; 1910-12 owner & opr impl & heavy hdw bus, Ravenna; 1912- owner & opr 640 A farm, Ravenna; 5 Hervert brothers own & opr 2500 A near Ravenna; 1935- pres Ravenna Bank, dir since 1932; holds int in Consolidated Mills, Ravenna; mbr Buffalo Co Fair bd; dir Buffalo Co Farm Bur; past chmn Buffalo Co AAA; chmn comm com Snyder twp, clk past 12 years; past mbr bd of edn dlst 103, one of com responsible for new scl bldg; during World War secy of coms in fund drive, mbr coun of defense; IOOF; ZCBJ; KC; mbr ofcl bd & trustee St Wenceslaus Cath Ch, mbr com for building church; hobby, hunting; res Ravenna.

HERVERT, JOSEPH JOHN: Farmer; b Ravenna, Neb Oct 10, 1882; s of Vencil Hervert-Mary Skrable; ed Buffalo Co; Hastings Bus Coll 1903-05; m Barbara Vacek Oct 12, 1909 Ravenna; s Edward Joe; d Blanche (Mrs Lester Klein), Clara (Mrs Charles Prochaska), Sylvia (Mrs Fred Vokoun), Mildred; as boy & young man asstd father in farming, later farmed indep; has farmed home place continuously; owner 760 A of which he opr 600 A; 5 Hervert brothers own & opr 2500 A near Ravenna; dir Ravenna Bank past 3 years; VP 3 years, pres past 4 years Sod Town Tele Co; 1909-36 mbr bd of edn sch dist 103; twp assessor 14 years; has played with bands & orchestras 38 years, mgr last 17 years; 1938 Master Farmer; mbr Buffalo Co Farm Bur past 6 years; past secy Antelope Valley Grange 16 years; treas Cath Workmen, mbr 12 years; past mbr ofcl bd St Wenceslaus Cath Ch 17 years; Rep twp committeeman since 1900; hobbies, fishing, hunting; father came to Ravenna 1879 pur RR land, farmed; res Ravenna.

HETRICK, CHARLES: Superintendent of Schools; b Bridgewater, S D Apr 2, 1893; s of Adam Hetrlck-Lillys Sayre; ed Bridgewater S D HS 1912; KSTC, BA 1922; U of N, MA 1930; Phi Delta Kappa; m Hattie King July 28, 1915 Miller; s C Winchell, Rowland L; 1915 prin & tchr Potter HS, 1916-17 supt; 1917-22 coach & supt of schs, Mason Ctty; 1922- supt Elm Creek sch, coach 1922-26; Neb Schoolmasters Club; NSTA, past mbr exec com & past treas dist 4; C of C, mbr edn com; past pres ARC Mason City, past chmn Elm Creek; committeeman BSA, Wood River; AF& AM 133; past high priest RAM; York Rite; KT, Kearney; Meth Ch; res Elm Creek.

HILL, ALFRED G: Editor; b Emporia, Kas Mar 14, 1893; s of Joseph H Hill-Frances Meldrum; ed Emporia Kas HS; Emporia Kas Tchrs Coll; U of Kas, BA 1917; Beta Theta Pi; Sigma Delta Chi; m Julia Gontrum Dec 16, 1922 Baltimore Md; s Thomas Alfred; d Mary.Frances; 1913-15, 1919 sch correspondent Emporia Gazette, reporter Topeka Capital; 1919-20 reporter Philadelphia Public Ledger & UP, Washington DC; 1920-24 alumni mgr U of Kas; 1924-28 part owner Arkansas City Traveler; 1928-37 publisher Fort Collins Colo Express-Courier; 1937-38 owner & publisher Wyo St Tribune at Cheyenne, merged with Cheyenne Eagle, sold June, 1938; 1938- pres Fremont Morning Guide, VP Kearney Daily Hub, has int in North Platte Daily Bulletin & other newspapers in Rocky Mtn States; during World War Aug 5, 1917 to Jan 3, 1919 priv hdqrs co, 137th inf, Fort Leavenworth, 1st lt 46th inf 9th div; Amer Leg; AF&AM Blue Lodge, Scot Rite; BPOE; Amer Sec of Newspaper Editors; Meth Ch; hobbies, athletics, was coll football official from 1914-28; off Kearney Daily Hub; res Kearney.

HILL, MRS ELDORA J: Real Estate Agent; b Shelton, Neb; d of George Meisner-Rachel Fieldgrove; ed Columbus HS; Bellevue Coll Bellevue; m Harry L Hill Jan 1898, Kearney (dec); s George M; 1929- since husband's death opr & mgr beet & potato farms, cattle raising bus, gravel pit & 5 irrigation wells; past VP Shelton Bank; Womens Club; past secy OES; DAR, del to 3 confs; Rebekah; Presby Ch; hobbies, art, collecting spoons & pennies, travel, reading; res Shelton.

HILL, ORMOND PERLEY: Publisher; b Emporia, Kas May 24, 1895; s of Joseph H Hill-Frances Meldrum; ed Emporia Kas HS 1913; U of Kas. BA 1920; Sigma Delta Chi; m Stella Dutton Dec 28, 1921 Erie Kas; s Joseph Charles; d Alice Patricia, Muriel Jane; while in U of Kas correspondent for Lawrence & Topeka Kas & Kansas City Mo newspapers; 1914-15 with Kaw Paving Co, Topeka Kas; 1920-22 in sales dept, William Volker Co, Kansas City Mo; 1922-28 in sales dept Lawrence Paper Co, Lawrence Kas; 1928-33 advertising mgr Fort Collins Colo Express-Courier; 1933-38 mgr Kansas City Mo off of Arthur H Hagg & Co, publishers; 1939- publisher Kearney Daily Hub; during World War, enl Apr 6, 1917, 11 mos O/S, 1st Kas inf, 137th inf, 110th ammunition train, 35th div, batt sgt major, disch May 5. 1919; Amer Leg; mbr Jr Drum & Bugle Corps; NPA; Inland Press; C of C; Rotary; Kearney Country Club; Meth Ch; off Kearney Daily Hub; res 515 W 27th, Kearney.

HILLMAN, PAUL M: District Church Superintendent; b West Liberty, O May 27, 1890; s of John L Hillman-Elizabeth Howes; Cleveland O HS; Pitsburgh Penn HS 1907; Allegheny Penn Coll, BA 1911, DD 1936; Boston U Theological Seminary, STB; m Jeanette Durand June 18, 1915 Des Moines Ia (dec July 18, i1921); s Hurbert D; d Elizabeth J :(Mrs -- Sharer); m Faith Haseltine Apr 30, 1923 Gering; 1912-15 student preacher; 1915 admitted to Des Moines Ia conf; 1915-22 preached in Ia; 1922-24 pastor Meth Ch, Gering; 1925 asst editor of Central Christian Advocate Kansas City, Mo; 1925-29 pastor Trinity Meth Ch, Grand Island, during construction of church; 1929-33 pastor Meth Ch, Kearney; 1933-36 supt Norfolk dist of Meth Ch at Norfolk, 1936- Kearney dist. Kearney; during World War mbr Amer Natl Guards, vol chaplain Camp Dodge Ia; past secy NW Neb conf; secy Neb conf & past del to 2 gen confs of Meth Ch; past editor Daily Christian Advocate for 3 gen confs; past mbr AF&AM, Grand Island; past noble grand IOOF, Bagley Ia; past mbr Rotary; scout master BSA, commr 1932-37; Meth Ch; hobbies, athletics, coaching; res 620 W 21st, Kearney.

HLAVA, FLORA W: Stenographer; b Pleasanton, Neb; d of Albert V Hlava-Anna M Rezabek; ed Ravenna HS; U of N; 1914-21 sch tchr, Ravenna & S D; 1921- bkkpr & steno for father & brother in hdw bus, Ravenna; OES, secy; Congl Ch, past bd mbr; hobbies, travel & reading; father came to Amer with parents 1866, settling in Wis later coming to Ravenna; res Ravenna.

HOLBERT, ARTHUR HATFIELD: Creamery Owner; b Ayr, Neb Apr 9, 1894; s of Macellis M Holbert-Minnie M Miller; ed Ayr; Ia; Hastings HS; m Vera M NeaI Oct, 1928 Denver; d Carol Lee; 1913-15 clk in clothing store, Hastings; 1915-19 with father on Oregon cattle ranch & farm; 1919-21 worked in Portland for Rail Way Light & Power Co & as route foreman for Davidson Baking Co; 1921-34 with father ptr in McCook Ice Cream Co; 1934- owner Kearney Creamery, Neb Ice Cream Mfrs Assn; chmn budget com C of C; past pres Cosmopolitan Club; AF&AM, RAM, KT; BPOE 984; Meth Ch; hobbies, bus. travel, fishing, hunting; off 2212 1st Ave; res 717 W 2lst, Kearney.

HOLLINGER, ALBERT M: Retired; b Willshire, O Aug 20. 1858; s of Samuel Hollinger-Harriett Feasel; ed Willshire O; m Rosalie Draper Oct 29, 1889 Kearney; foster d Glace Blasco; 1882 pur farm near Amherst, retd to Indiana; 1883 came back to farm until retirement; past representative Universal Book & Bible House of Philadelphia Pa & The Red Giant Oil Co, Council Bluffs Ia; past mbr election bd for several years; AOUW, past recorder 15 years, del to state conv many times; Meth Ch; Mrs Hollinger came to Amherst in 1886, mbr Degree of Honor, del to state convs; only couple of early settlers living in neighborhood; res Amherst.

HOLLINGSWORTH, FRANK E: President Trust Co; b Madison Co, Ia Oct 12, 1888; s of L N Hollingsworth-Jane Downs; ed Kearney HS 1907; KSTC 1909; Grand Island Bus Coll; m Serena O'Brien Sept 8, 1915 Kearney; s F Gerald; d Marjorie S; 1909-18 bkkpr & steno, later secy Kearney Land & Mortgage Co; 1918-20 mgr real est dept City Natl Bank; 1920 org & secy Guaranty Trust Co. pres since 1927; 1923- city atty; past pres C of C, dir; past pres, treas, bd mbr Kiwanis; vice chmn & chmn ARC; Meth Ch, treas & ofcl bd mbr since 1918; hobbies, baseball, sports & hunting; res 1934 5th Ave, Kearney.

HOLMES, KENNETH L: Dentist; b Avoca, Neb May 24, 1899; s of J A Holmes-Rose Themanson; ed Minden HS 1917; U of N, DDS 1922; m Ruth Peterson May 14, 1923 Omaha; d Patricia A, Sarah L, Suzanne; 1922-23 prac dentistry, Minden; 1923- prac dentistry Kearney; during World War enl in U S army spring of 1918 dental corps, disch Dec 1918; past comm Amer Legion 52; N W Neb Dist Dental Sec; Neb St & ADA; chmn C of C; past pres Rotary; Kearney Country Club; home service chmn ARC; past mbr BPOE 984; AF&AM 46; Episc Ch; hobbies, fishing & golfing; res 2102 5th Ave, Kearney.

HOSTETLER, BRUNO O: Judge of District Court; b Cedar Falls, la May 20, 1861; s of David Hostetler-Elizabeth Schaffer; ed U of Ia, grad with honor, awarded PhB, 3 years later selected to deliver masters oration of his class, & recd MA, 1885 ent law coll, LLB 1887; m Margaret B Miller Nov 24, 1887 Waverly Ia; d Florence M (Mrs Anan Raymond); 1887-1904 gen law prac, Kearney; 1903- judge of dist court; dean in service of all dist & supreme judges of Neb; has tried 17 murder cases, 10,000 lawsuits, 2,000 divorce cases, of his decisions 97 percent have been final; presided at trial of Mother Bloor & other communists Sept 22, 1934; recd telegram from communists in N D demanding release of prisoners; in response he wired, "I will not be deterred in the performance of my duty as judge by all the reds from Russia to hell"; pres Farmers Mutual Ins Co; 1898-1902 mayor, Kearney; pres Neb Dist Judges Assn; BPOE 984; IOOF; hobbies, books, painting, travel, has been to Alaska & Europe twice; off Courthouse; res 2108 1st Ave, Kearney.

HOYE, DANIA JAMES: Druggist; b Montrose, Penn July 18, 18791; s of Patrick Hoye-Mary Kelley; ed Wood River HS 1898; Fremont Normal 1908; m Elizabeth T Whalen Nov 20, 1912 Wood River; 1908-13 co-ptr with brother, John in drug store at Wood River, sold int to father; 1913-20 owner & opr drug store at Overton, sold to Cliff Pulk; 1921-1939 owner drug store, Kearney; C of C; KC; St James Cath Ch; hobby, bus; off 2018 Central Ave; res 215 W 26th, Kearney. 1 Dec July 4, 1939, Mrs. Hoye now opr & mgr drug store.

HOYE, ELIZABETH T: Drug Store Owner; b Winthrop, Ia Aug 18, 1881; d of Thomas Whalen-Anna Davin; ed Wood River HS 1898; m Diana James Hoye Nov 20, 1912 Wood River (dec July 4, 1939); 1913-20 with husband owner & opr drug store at Overton, sold to Cliff Pulk; 1921-39 with husband owner & opr drug store at Kearney, July 4, 1939- owner & opr; St James Cath Ch; hobby, bus; off 2018 Central; res 215 W 26th, Kearney.

HOYE, JOHN G: Pharmacist; b Wood River. Neb Sept 29, 1912; s of John E Hoye-Allora B Babel; ed Wood River HS 1930; Creighton U 1934; Phi Delta Chi; m Ila J Burmood May 5, 1935 Wood River; while in sch & 1930-31 worked in father's drug store; 1934 became registered pharm; 1934- opr fathers drug store, Wood River; Neb Pharm Assn; NARD; pres & past treas C of C; hobby, fishing; res Wood River.

HUBBERT, FARRIS E: Livestock Breeder; b Stromsburg, Neb Jan 24, 1900; s of William Hubbert-Lydia Johnson; ed Fitzgerald, Ga HS; m Olga O Sea June 4, 1923 Kearney; s Farris Jr, Wallace Dean; d Marguerite L, Alta M; 1916-27 farmed at Odessa; 1927- farmer & cattle breeder; 4-H Club leader: Ames Natl Livestock Assn; Farm Bur; mbr twp com of Soil Conservation Com; past pres Comm Club; Meth Ch; hobbies, livestock & collecting coins; res RFD Kearney.

HUBBERT, MRS OLGA: Homemaker; b Kearney, Neb; d of Frank E Sea-Caroline Johnson; ed Kearney HS 1918; KSTC; m Farris E Hubbert June 4, 1923 Kearney; s Farris Jr, Wallace Dean; d Marguerite L, Alta M; sch tchr 5 years before marriage; 1923- homemaker; leader 4H Club 4 years; past mbr NSTA: Farm Bur, bd mbr; past pres Project Club; Bapt Ch, ladies aid, past S S supt primary dept; res RFD 2, Kearney.

HULL, WALTER WRIGHT: Osteopath & Oculist; b Boone Ia Dec 3, 1880; s of Jesse Ludwig Hull-Mary Hodges; ed Boone Ia; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1905; Northern Sch of Optometry Chicago 1911; 1925 specialized in orificial surg, San Francisco; m Nina Lutes Dec 7, 1917 Grand Island; foster d Patricia Jean; offered ptrshtp by F W Fitch in manufacture of hair tonic, but preferred to remain in chosen profession; 1905 interne Still Coll Hosp, Des Moines Ia: 1905-09 prac osteopathy, Kearney; 1909- prac, Shelton; mbs bd of edn 7 years; Neb & Amer Osteopathic Assns; mbr blind com, Lions: AF&AM 99; Presby Ch; elder & past mbr ofcl bd: hobbies, fishing, hunting; Mrs Hull is mbr OES; past mbr Amer Leg aux; Presby Ch. organist many years, ladies aid 9 years; res Shelion.

HURYTA, JOHN: Farmer; b Marshalltown, Ia Sept 11, 1877; s of James Huryta-Anna Matejka; ed Marshall Co Ia; Sherman Co; m Agnes Polka June 10, 1901 Ravenna; s Charles, Fred; 1888 brought by parents to Buffalo Co, assisted father on farm; 1901-02 emp in Sweetwater flour mills; 1902-27 farmed near Ravenna; 1928- owner & opr half section of land; Buffalo Co supvr, 7th year; past assessor, 15 years, Snyder & Garfield twps: Buffalo Co Farm Bur; Neb Assn of Co Clks, Co Commrs, Co Supvrs & Co Highway Commrs; Cath Ch; hobbies, fishing, travel & baseball; res Ravenna.

IRWIN, HARRY POWER: Osteopath; b Grove City, Penn June 17, 1894; s of Otto Emery Irwin-Elsie Margaret Hosack; ed S Sharon Penn HS 1909; Caton Coll, Pittsburgh 1909-10; Grove City Coll, Grove City Penn; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1919; KSTC; hon mbr &natl historian Iota Tau Sigma; m Dorothy Adeline Hulbert Jan 26, 1913 Cumberland Md; d Leila Mae (Mrs LeRoy Gilbert); 1910-13 teleg opr, later aast dispatcher for Bessemer & Lake Erie RR, Pittsburgh Penn; 1919 interne Des Moines Ia Gen Hosp; 1919- osteopath, Kearney; SW Neb Dist Osteopathic Assn; Neb Osteopathic Assn; C of C; ch mbr Kiwanis; AF&AM, Des Moines Ia; hobby, reading; off 2118 1/2 Central Ave; res Kearney.

JAEKE, ALVIN ARTHUR: Dentist; b Stanton, Neb Mar 3, 1908; s of Edwin Jaeke-Mamie Vogel; ed Stanton HS 1926; Creighton U, DDS 1932; Delta Sigma Delta; 1932-35 prac dentistry, Shickley; 1935- prac dentistry, Shelton: 1st lt res corps U S army; Buffalo Co Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, mbr oral hygiene com; past mbr mil com; ADA; past pres Lions 2 years; AF&AM: Prot; hobby, fishing: res Shelton.

JENSEN, JOHN PHILIP: Attorney; b Blair, Neb Aug 16, 1907; s of James Peter Jensen-Ora O'Dessa Carter: ed Blair HS 1924; U of N, BA 1929: MA 1930, LLB 1932, mbr tennis team; assoc editor Neb Law Bulletin, mbr debate team; Dana Coll; U of Colo; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; m Helen Caroline Kindall June 24, 1938 Kearney; d Jo Ann; while in U of N was secy Neb supreme court, Lincoln, 1929-32; 1932 adm to Neb bar; 1932- atty in firm of Dryden & Jensen, Kearney; Buffalo Co Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn, mbr com on criminal investigation; Amer Bar Assn; Jr & Sr C of C, mbr various coms; Kearney Country Club; past pres U of N Law Sch Alumni; Y D Club, Buffalo Co pres, del many years to natl convs; Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, golf, hunting, tennis, baseball; off Federal Annex Bldg; res 301 E 28th, Kearney.

JESTER, ROYAL F: Physician & Surgeon; b Deweese, Neb May 17, 1890; s of Charles W Jester-Mary E Keeney; ed Clay Center HS; Cotncr Coll, Lincoln; U of N, MD 1913; m Amelia Loewenstein June, 1920 Kearney; s Royal F Jr, Donald D; 1913-17 prac med, St Paul; 1919-26 prac med, Doniphan; 1926- prac med, Kearney; specializes in obstetrics & pediatrics; staff mbr Good Samaritan Hosp & St Industrial Sch for Boys; 1917 mayor, St Paul; Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; C of C; AF&AM Doniphan; Tehama Shrine; Scot Rite 32°; Presby Ch; hobbies, sports, football, fishing, hunting; off World Bldg; res 814 W 23rd, Kearney.

JOHNSON, ARTHUR CLARENCE: Manager Hardware Co; b Gothenburg, Neb Sept 28, 1888; s of Alfred Johnson-Anna Johnson; ed Gothenburg; m Florence Rose May 17, 1918 Gothenburg; s Arthur Clarence Jr; d Rose Marie, Kathleen Ann; 1904 groc clk in store of L W Stevenson, Gothenburg; 1905-06, 1908-09 emp in farm work; 1907 with brother, John F in livery bus; 1910 emp in hdw & impl store of Elias Oman; 1911-14 mgr hdw & impl bus of W E Whittier; 1914 with W E Whittier in real est bus, Sterling Colo; 1914-18 & 1919-21 emp in gen merc bus of Gust Dahlquist, Gothenburg; 1921-35 with Cornhusker Hdw Co; 1935- mgr Kearney Hdw Co; past mbr city coun, Gothenburg; 26 years mbr Gothenburg vol fire dept; during World War May 27, 1918 ent US army, stationed Camp Dodge, Ia, Camp Taylor Ky, arty OTS, commd lt, disch Dec 17, 1918; vice-comm Kearney Amer Leg, past comm Gothenburg; Neb Retail Hdw Assn; mbr exec bd C of C; pres Kiwanis; 1933 pres Neb St Vol Firemens Assn; pres Fort Kearney dist BSA; First Bapt Ch, trustee, SS supt; hobbies, work, hunting, baseball; off 2014 Central; res 16 E 26th, Kearney.

JOHNSON, CHARLES A: Grocer; b Chicago, Ill Mar 17, 1880; s of Carolus Johnson-Anna C Hanson; ed Buffalo Co; m Elsie A Suneson May 1, 1923 Iowa: came with parents to Kearney 1886; farmed until 1916; 1902-05 also owner & opr barber shop, Shelton; 1916-22 emp in various occupations, Kearney; 1922- owner & opt groc bus; past mbr Neb Retail Groc & Meat Dealers Assn; C of C; First Luth Ch, deacon; hobbies, working in yard, sports; res 412 W 18th, Kearney.

JOHNSON, CLARENCE E: Retired; b Weston, Ill Aug 18, 1868; s of Dr Hiram E Johnson-Anna E Wheeler; ed Fairbury Ill; m Harriet L Cox Nov 4, 1890 Elgin Ill; s Howard A. Harold E (dec); d Esther L (dec); 1892-1937 in country newspaper bus, with exception of 6 years spent in running job printing bus, Bloomington Ill, also owner & opt Ill papers: Sibley Gazette, Clifton Comet, Scott County Herald at Winchester, & Morrison Record; 1919-37 editor & publisher of Gibbon Reporter; 1937-ret; past pres Loup Valley Press Assn; NPA; Natl Edit Assn; MWA; hobby, travel, has visited Washington DC & 42 states, also Canada & Mexico; res Gibbon.

JOHNSON, JOHN ALEXANDER: Farmer & Stockman; b Carrollton, Ill Dec 29, 1878; s of William W Johnson-Ophelia C Ashford; ed Greene Co, Ill; m Meico Alice Bradley June 17, 1903 Seward; s William Bradley; 1892-99 farmed home place after father's death; 1899-1901 emp on Wilson ranch, Miles City Mont; 1901 farmed near Seward; 1902-04 farmed indep; 1904-06 farmed at Harvard; 1907- farmer, stockraiser & owner 270 A farm, Buffalo Co, specializes in Guernsey cattle & Belgian horses; 1929-32 exhibitor & holder of championship & sweepstakes awards in Guernsey cattle at Buffalo Co & Neb St Fairs; has held various twp offs; several years active in Farm Bur;. Amer Natl Livestock Assn: Belgian Draft Horse Corp of Amer; AOUW; MWA, mbr since 1898; Meth Ch;. hobby, travel; wife's parents came to Seward Co 1876, father farmer & livestock raiser; Mrs Johnson owner of 160 A in Buffalo Co; res Elm Creek.

JOHNSON, JOHN LUNDGREN: Farmer; b Hall Co, Neb Jan 13, 1882; of John Lundgren Johnson-Jane Halderson; ed Abbott; m Sarah Irvin July 22, 1902 Grand Island; s Ralph, John L Jr, Raymond; d Esther (Mrs Edwin Hueneke, dec) Dorothy, Lucille, Edna, Mary Ellen; as young man assisted father on farm, later emp in farm & RR work short time; 1912-24 mar & opr home place; 1924-farmer near St Michael; past mbr sch bd 12 years; Farmers Union; past noble grand IOOF; hobby, cards; res St Michael.

JOHNSON, MARTIN LUDVICK: County Clerk & Assessor; b Pleasanton, Neb Nov 8, 1893; s of John E Johnson-Eliza Nelson; ed Kearney HS 1914; U of N 1914-16; Alpha Tau Omega; m Mabel Talbot Oct 4. 1916 Grand Island; d Doris Lorraine; as. boy farmed with father: 1916-35 farmed indep, Pleasanton & Kearney; 1934- Buffalo Co clk; dir & secy Buffalo Co Co-op Oil Co; past pres Neb. Co Assessors Assn; Neb Assn of Co Supvrs, Co CIks, Co Registers of Deeds & Co Highway Commrs; past treas Buffalo Co Farm Bur; past dir Buffalo Co Fair Assn; treas Kiwanis; dir C of C; VP TPA; Royal Highlanders; past noble grand IOOF; Riverdale; First Presby Ch, elder; hobbies, softball, fishing, & woodwork; res 1021 W 22nd, Kearney.

JOHNSON, ORVILLE DAWSON: Physician & Surgeon: b Venango, Neb Aug 11, 1888; s of Abraham Miller Johnson-Caroline Shipley; ed Gibbon HS; KSTC 1909; U of N, MD 1915; Phi Rho Sigma; m Ethel Potter -- Gothenburg; s Robert, Richard; d Jane, Carolyn (Mrs Wayne Housel; 1915-16 interne Jewish Hosp, Cincinnati O; 1916-17 prac med, Gothenburg; 1917- prac med, Kearney; 1922 estab Kearney Gen Hosp, owner & opr; during World War enl summer 1918 in med corps commd 1st lt, disch after signing of Armistice; past pres Buffalo Co Med Soc, 2 terms; Neb St & AMA; past pres Kiwanis; off 103 W 22; res 20 W 27th, Kearney.

JOHNSON, WILLIAM WARREN: District Manager Telephone Co; b Cawker City, Kas Apr 17, 1884; s of William Stewart Johnson-Rebecca Conover; ed Beloit Kas HS; McPherson Kas HS; m Lena M Randall June 6, 1906 St Joseph Mo; d Marcia Ruth; 1896 emp by Beloit Kas Tele Co in filling post holes, wiring & construction work, 1897 night opr; 1898 while in sch night opr & line worker for McPherson Kas Tele Co; 1901 emp by Stromberg Carlson Tele Mfg Co, & with C W Bartlett installed first tele exchange: 1902 lineman for Mo & Kas Bell Tele Co, Kansas City Mo, later div repairman Emporia Kas, also sent to Topeka; was in Des Moines when first tele bldg was erected, emp by Iowa Tele Co as dist supvr at Eldora, Charles City, Mason City, & Waterloo Ia; 1905 health failed, spent summer in N M; 1906 emp by New Home Tele Co, Beatrice; 1907-10 sup Lincoln Tele & Teleg Co, Beatrice; 1910-21 sup Indep Tele Co, Grand Island, rebuilt plant; 1912 Bell Tele & Indep Tele consolidated under name of Bell Tele Co; 1912-16 supt Bell Tele Co. Kearney; 1916 Kearney Tele Co consolidated with Bell Tele; 1916-29 gen mgr Bell Tele Co, Kearney; 1929- dist mgr Kearney, had first automatic tele setup in Neb; Neb Tele Assn; life mbr Tele Pioneers of Amer; past mbr good roads com C of C; ch mbr, past pres Kiwanis, mbr publicity com; Kearney Country Club; AF&AM 52; past exalted ruler BPOE 984; Presby Ch; res Kearney.

JOHNSTON RAYMOND S: Physician; b Pleasantville, Ia July 25, 1890; s of Otis P Johnston-Jayne Shoot; ed Knoxville Ia HS 1909; Drake U, Des Moines, BSc; Creighton U, MD 1916; grad work New York City, 1922, 1924, 1928; interne Mercy Hosp Des Moines Ia; m Grace Richard, May 1934 Council Bluffs, Ia; s Raymond F; d Margaret, Jo Anne; 1918-19 prac med, Waterloo; 1919-20 capt base hosp, Fort Riley Kas; 1920-28 prac med Omaha, specialist in proctology; 1928- proctologist, Kearney; VP staff of Good Samaritan Hosp, Kearney; past pres Buffalo Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Internatl Gastro-Enterological Soc; Internatl Coll of Surgs; C of C; Rotary; Kearney Country Club; IOOF; BPOE 984; AF&AM 46; KT; York Rite, Tehama Shrine; Bapt Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off Olson Bldg, res 3014 8th Ave, Kearney.

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