History of Western Iowa

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

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Dorman

Thomas Dorman, baker and confectioner-No. 56, Pearl St.-was born in England in 1841; came to America in 1863, and settled in Chicago; removed to Omaha, Neb., 1867. During the late ware he served two years under Gen. Myers. He married Amelia Gibbons, and has two children-Annie and Arthur.

Biographical Sketch of R.A. Broadbent

R.A. Broadbent, proprietor of livery stable, on Douglas street, between 4th and 5th streets; established business in 1869. He was born in Ill., in 1844. He moved to Fayette County, Iowa, and came to Sioux City in 1868. He served in the late war two years in Co. F., 9th I.I., under Captain Guinn.

Biographical Sketch of J.P. Dennis

J.P. Dennis, of the firm of Dennis & Co., was born in Somerset County, Maine, in 1832, removed to N.Y. in 1851; thence to Dubuque, Iowa, in 1853, and to this city in 1867. He served his country in the late war from 1862 until 1863 in Co. G., 40th I.I.

Deming & Hatch

Deming & Hatch, dentists, are former residents of Vt. They came to this city in Nov., 1880, and opened their present office. Their practice is extensive and remunerative.

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 John Anderson

John Anderson, of the firm of Anderson & Olson, dealers in boots, shoes, rubbers, etc., opposite High School building, was born in Sweden in 1843; came to America in 1869, and settled in Sioux City; married Anna Anderson. They have four children-Mary, Albert, Carrie and Oscar.

Biographical Sketch of George Devore

George Devore, auctioneer, was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, in 1834; came to Sioux City in 1869, prior to which he was in business in Ill., He was justice of the peace twelve years, and has held other town offices; he has followed his present business since 1865.

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 Abel Anderson

Abel Anderson, dealer in groceries and provisions, corner of 4th and Jackson Sts., was born in Sweden in 1856; came to America in 1874, and settled in Sioux City. He is now one of the leading grocers of the city; his sales average $25,000 per year.

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