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Greeley County

1917 Nebraska State Gazetteer


Pop 1,000. Greeley County. Settled and incorporated as a village in 1887. The county seat on the C B & Q RR 45 miles n w of Central City. Has Catholic, Swedish Lutheran and Methodist churches, 2 banks, an opera house, 3 hotels, 3 grain elevators, a flour mill, an acetylene gas plant and water works. Two weekly newspapers, the Citizen and the Leader-Independent, are published. Land sells at $40 to $100 per acre. Ships grain and live stock. Exp Adams. Tel W U. J J McCarthy PM.
Barrett Patrick J lawyer
Boler Jas P county atty
Bolin Wm H saloon
Bowen Geo S phys
Brannen Jas L phys
Bryne Thos F saloon
Central Telephone Co W E Reed pres T F Byrne sec
Collins Jno J gen store
Commercial Hotel Patrick N Hanley propr
Compton F P & E E Mrs Elfieda E Compton mngr pubs Greeley Citizen
Crockett Walter ice
Curran Edw D wall paper
Daudt Herman F tailor
Davis Ainslee L pub Leader-Independent
Doyle Edw dentist
Doyle Jos J undertaker
Doyle Mrs Mary E baker
Electric Theatre Mrs Hattie Crockett mngr
Emery Drug Co (Thos W and Austin F Emery
Farmer Co-operative Co Cress T White mngr gen store Chas T Weekes mngr grain elevator
Fillinger Chas P barber
The First National Bank (capital $25,000 surplus $6,000) William J Coad Pres, H C Nicholson and James H Maginn Vice Presidents, John H O'Malley cashr, John C Daugherty asst cashr, Member Federal Reserve Bank
Fitzpatrick Jas L harness
Fogarty Michael R blksmith
Foley & Son (Timothy and Jas J) real est
Francois Prosper A county surveyor
Gannon House the Mary A Gannon propr
Gilson Mrs Ella milliner
Greeley Cemetery Assn T J Howard sec
Greeley Citizen F P & E E Compton pubs
Greeley Heat & Light Co J R Hanna pres, F H Clough sec and treas acetylene gas plant
Greeley House Jas Swanson propr
Greeley Investment Co Jno E Sullivan mngr real est
Greeley Milling Co Jno Kavanaugh pres P J kerrigan sec and treas
Greeley State Bank (capital $60,000) J R Hanna pres, P J Kerrigan cashr
Greeley Water Plant E J Martin comnr
Griffin Geo W feed
Hanley Patrick N propr Commercial Hotel
Harbert Jas W photogr
Harrahill Jas J pool
Harris Chas A barber
Hepp Jno F produce
Hoelwarth Theophilus H ins agt
Hoffman Earl J drugs
Hogan Jno A blksmith
Hord T B Grain Co Alb L Hepp mngr
Howard Titus J Lawyer and Real Estate Probate Law a Specialty Bonded Abstracter and Notary Public
Howard & Starrett (Titus J Howard Wm Starrett) real est
Huddleston Floyd restaurant
Hurley Julia clothes clnr
Lanigan T P & Son (Thos P and Thos W) lawyers
Larson Chas H jeweler
Leader-Independent Ainslee L Davis pub
Lundberg Chas A gen store
McCreary Angela osteopath
McEnany Mrs Stasia grocer
McGirr Mary C milliner
Murphy Ernest saloon
Nelson Bros (Gust H and Chas O) meats
Nelson Jno O automobiles
O'Malley-Gallagher Hardware Co J H Gallagher pres M F O'Malley sec and treas
O'Malley Jno H First cashr First National Bank and insurance agt
O'Malley Opera House G W O'Malley mngr
Pumphrey Frank T rr exp and tel agt
Reilly Jno V phys
Rogers Frank H vet surgeon
Sampson Herbert M dentist
Scott Jesse L county judge
Slobodny Jos gen store
Smith Leroy G clothing
Smith S E & Sons Roderick M Smith mngr lumber
Spalding F M Lumber Co Don L Davis mngr
Sutton Wm H garage
Swain James R Attorney and Counselor at Law
Swanson Jas propr Greeley House
Tolbert Wm conf
Tracy Shoe Co Elizabeth L Tracy mangr
Weare D Stephen pool
White Geo M phys

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