Geo. Soper, dealer in hardware, was born in Rome, N.Y., July 14th, 1853; moved with parents to Clinton, Ia., in 1857, and came to Logan in July, 1878, and engaged in present business. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge. He was married Aug. 26th, 1878, to Lena Dodson, of Stanwood, Ia. They have one child, a son.