William F. Ewing, County Clerk, came to Emporia (Ks.) in March, 1870; for two years he was engaged in brick manufacturing at Emporia and Americus. After engaging in various other occupations and teaching school in November, 1877, he was elected County Clerk, re-elected in 1879 and 1881. Mr. Ewing was born near Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pa., July 10, 1850, residing there until he removed to Kansas. He was married in Emporia December 27, 1877, to Clara G. Maxson, a native of Wisconsin. They have two children--Clara Virginia and Nellie S. Mr. Ewing is a member of the A., F. & A. M. and K. of P., and has been grand chancellor of the State in the latter order.