Biographical Sketch of A.P. Provost

A.P. Provost, manager of the Singer Sewing Machine Company, is a native of N.J.; removed to Ill., in 1860, and engaged in manufacturing carriages. He enlisted in the late war in the 73rd Ill., V. in 1864, and was discharged in June, 1865. He returned to his former occupation, which he continued until he took charge of this company’s business at Council Bluffs; settled in this city in Feb., 1880.



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