Biographical Sketch of A. Longman, Jr.

Last Updated on August 3, 2012 by

A. Longman, Jr., proprietor of the Logan Flouring Mills, was born in Derby, Eng., in 1848; came to America with his parents in 1851 and located Holt County, Mo.; removed to Harris Grove, Harrison County, Ia., in 1852. The subject of this sketch graduated from Oskaloosa College in 1874. The mill was built in the winter of 1855-6 by Henry Reel, who sold it to Mr. McCoid, of whom Mr. L. purchased in Sept. 1880, and has established and extensive business. He was married in Wis., to Miss. Whitcomb, in 1877, which died leaving one child, a daughter.



Harrison County IA,

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

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