Location: Cheyenne Wyoming

Biography of Alonzo Beal

Few men have prospered in a greater degree than Alonzo Beal of Shawnee County. He came to Kansas when a boy, had a varied routine of experiences as a farm laborer, renter, western cowboy, and finally settled down to a carser which had brought him to a place where he is one of the largest land owners and cattlemen operators in this section of Kansas. He was born near Newtown in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, November 20, 1862, one of ten children, seven of whom are still living. His parents were Harlan and Cynthia (Ashor) Beal. His father, who was a

Biography of T. W. McCarthy

T. W. McCarthy is master mechanic of the Rock Island lince in the Kansas Division, and is a veteran in this branch of railroad service. He began his career many years ago as an apprentice back in New York, and had risen stsadily in the grade of responsibilities until he is now at the head of the large shops of the Rock Island Road at Horton, which is division headquarters. He is master mechanic in the shops situated just west of the city limits, and had the general oversight and supervision of 700 employes. At one time or other every

Biography of Charles R. Kelsey

Among the more recent accessions to the town of Mountain Home is Charles R. Kelsey, a gentleman of large business experience, who, as a wholesale dealer in groceries and hardware and general merchandise, has already proved himself a potent factor in the business circles of his adopted county. Mr. Kelsey is a native of New York State, born in Delaware County, at Cannonsville. November 2, 1837, and in his veins flows the blood of French and German ancestors, who were among the early settlers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Michael B. Kelsey, was born in that city and counted among

Biography of Frederick Crete, Sr.

One of the most successful pioneer citizens of Silver City is Frederick Crete, who is a native of Hanover, Germany, where he was born in August 1833. He is a brother of John Crete, Sr., whose sketch will be found elsewhere in this volume. While still a young man Mr. Crete decided to try his fortunes in the New World, of which he had heard so much, and bidding adieu to the Fatherland and all its happy associations, he embarked on a vessel which landed him in New York city in 1852. From there he found his way to Attleboro,

Binyon, Malcolm “Mick” – Obituary

Prairie City, Oregon Malcolm “Mick” Binyon, 61, of Prairie City, died Sept. 23, 2004, at his home. A private family service will be scheduled later. Malcolm was born on Jan. 8, 1943, at Cheyenne, Wyo. His parents were John and Cora Malcolm Binyon. He graduated from Smith Valley High School. He married Patricia Church on Feb. 19, 1977, at Lake Tahoe, Nev. Malcolm was a member of the National Guard, and worked as a lineman for the power company in several locations over the years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

Anderson, Wilhelm James “Bill” – Obituary

Halfway, Baker County, Oregon Wilhelm James “Bill” Anderson, 75, of Halfway died April 18, 2006, in Baker City. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church in Halfway. Interment will be at the Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after the service at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Fellowship Hall. Bill was born on Jan. 10, 1931, at Valentine, Neb., to Arthur O. and Anna M. Galloway Anderson. At a young age, he moved with his parents to Whitney, Neb. He attended grade school and Chadron

Biographical Sketch of Frank A. Gates

Frank A. Gates general farmer and fruit-raiser near Anaheim, was born in Groton, Massachusetts, in 1836, a son of Loring Gates, a well-known merchant in Groton, Massachusetts, and Boston. Mr. Gates attended the University at Hartford, Pennsylvania, and at the age of eighteen years he went to Chicago, where he was engaged in the wholesale clothing business with his brother, James L. Gates, until 1859. He then went to Lawrence, Kansas, but, finding all vegetation dried up and the prospects of business consequently poor, he returned to Chicago and engaged with his cousin, Charles A. Eaton, in trade in guns

Kimberling, Mabel P. Nelson Mrs. – Obituary

Mabel P. Kimberling, 98, a former Baker City resident, died May 1, 2001, at Cheyenne, Wyo. Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Ralph Holcomb will officiate. Interment will be in the Unity Cemetery. Mrs. Kimberling was born on July 14, 1902, at Unity to George G. and Emma May Elms Nelson. She grew up in Unity. She attended grade school in Unity and high school at Baker City. She also attended Baker Business School. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and the Royal Neighbors of

Slack, Lyle B. – Obituary

Lyle B. Slack, 1915 Davis St., died at his home Wednesday. He was 64. He was born Oct. 14, 1914, at Summerville, Ore. He attended elementary schools at Summerville and Imbler, and graduated from La Grande High School. Later, he lived in Wallowa County for five years. He was in the Army during World War II. Mr. Slack married Ruth Hopkins at Cheyenne, Wyo., June 4, 1943. They farmed in the Summerville area several years before moving to Milton-Freewater in 1962, where he owned and operated Slack Upholstery Shop. Survivors are his wife; son, Donald, Hermiston; daughter, Mrs. Don (Kathy)