Biographical Sketch of A. L. Harvey

A.L. Harvey, of the firm of Harvey & Ford, proprietors of the Harrison County Bank, was born in Madison County, N.Y., in July, 1826; removed to Rockland County in 1853; thence to Jasper County, Ia., in 1856, and the following year located at Magnolia, Harrison County. In 1860 he was elected County treasurer and recorder, the two offices being consolidated; was re-elected in 1862. He opened a land and loan office in 1864, and when Logan became the county seat removed there; in 1876 established the bank with J.C. Milliman, who sold his share in 1878 to Mr. Ford. Mr. H. was the first land agent and first notary public in the county, has sold about 25,000 acres of land during the last year (1881), owns a fine farm of 436 acres, four and one-half miles from Woodbine, besides about 200 acres in other parts of the county. Has been internal revenue assessor three years. Is a member of the A.F. and A.M. lodge, also of the I.O.O.F.

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