History of Western Iowa

History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882.

Biographical Sketch of Wiley Middleton

Wiley Middleton, sheriff, was born in Ohio.; removed to Washington County, Ia.; thence to Harrison County in 1867. He was elected to his present office in 1879. He married Julia A. Lockling, and has three sons and one daughter.

Biographical Sketch of Warren H. Cottrell

Warren H. Cottrell was born in Renssellaer Co., N.Y., in 1852; removed to Waterloo, Iowa; graduated from the State University at Iowa City in the class of ’79, and came to Sioux City, Nov. 15th, 1880. He is now a member of one of the leading agricultural implement firms of this place.

Biographical Sketch of Walter Kavanaugh

Walter Kavanaugh, proprietor of billiard hall and saloon, in basement of Lehan’s Opera Block; established in 1870; entrance on First Street, dealer in wines, beer, and cigars, and has two fine Brunswick & Balke tables.

Biographical Sketch of W.H. Corrigan

W.H. Corrigan, proprietor of sample room, No. 26 Pearl St., was born in Ozaukee Co., Wis., in 1850; came to this place in 1874, and entered the employ of the proprietor of the Washington House. He married Emma Shiable, of Sioux City. They have one child-Willie.

Biographical Sketch of W.G. Woods

J.Q. Adams, proprietor of the Mapleton dray line, was born in Franklin County, Me.; in 1837; moved to Iowa in 1854. He moved to Onawa in 1858, and engaged in farming. He engaged in his present business in Mapleton, Jan. 25th, 1881.

Biographical Sketch of W.E. Roberts

W.E. Roberts, agent for the C. & N.W.R.R., is a native of England; came to America when quite young, with parents, and settled in Wis.; moved to Tama county, Ia., in 1868. He afterwards moved to Battle Creek, as agent for the railroad company; thence to Mapleton in Nov., 1880.

Biographical Sketch of W.E. Churchill

W.E. Churchill, dealer in hardware and agricultural implements, was born in N.Y.; came to Clarence, Ia., in 1862, and was employed as salesman in a hardware store until 1871, when he engaged in business for himself. He moved to Battle Creek in 1878, and engaged in business as above.

Biographical Sketch of W.D. Buckley

S.J. Quincy & W.D. Buckley, attorneys at law, were born in Ostego County, N.Y.; located in Sioux City in 1881. S.J. Quincy was admitted to the bar in N.Y., in 1879, and W.D. Buckley in Des Moines, Iowa the same year. They do a general law business.

Biographical Sketch of W. M. Sharpnack

W.M. Sharpnack, dealer in hardware, is a native of Va.; came with his father, John Sharpnack, to Washington County, Ia., in 1850, and four years later came to Harrison County, and engaged in farming until 1880, when he moved to Modale and engaged in his present business.

Biographical Sketch of W. M. Carlisle

CJ. T.C, & W.M. Carlisle, of the firm of Carlisle Bros., wholesale and retail dealers in hardware, wagon stocks, pumps, agricultural implements, and sewing machines, are natives of Ohio.; came to Missouri Valley, Ia., in 1872 and engaged in his present business, on the corner of Fifth and Erie Sts.

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