A directory of rural teacher listings for Ida County, Iowa, covering the years of 1906-1956. Covers the towns of: Battle, Blaine, Corwin, Douglas, Galva, Garfield, Grant, Griggs, Hayes, Logan, and Maple townships. Battle Township Rural Teachers Blaine Township Rural Teachers Corwin Township Rural Teachers Douglas Township Rural Teachers Galva Township Rural Teachers Garfield Township Rural Teachers Grant Township Rural Teachers Griggs Township Rural Teachers Hayes Township Rural Teachers Logan Township Rural Teachers Maple Township Rural Teachers Silver Creek Township Rural Teachers
Location: Ida County IA
Ed. H. Barnes, stock dealer, was born in St. Albans, N.Y.; moved to Manchester, Ia., in 1855; was their engaged in business for twelve years. He went to Waterloo, where he engaged in the hotel business; then went to Yankton, Dakota He built the telegraph line from there to Fort Sully. In 1871 he came to Ida County, Ia., and was elected sheriff in 1872.
William Jones, county auditor, is a native of Wis.; came to Ida County, Ia., in 1876, and engaged in teaching until elected to his present office in the autumn of 1881.
Arthur L. Moore, of the firm of G.A. Edmunds & Co., dealers in general merchandise, is a native of Va.; came west in 1870, and in 1875 located at Sioux City, and was employed in the wholesale department of the dry goods house of Tootle, Livingston & Co., for six years. He then established present business. They carry a stock of goods that would be a credit to a much larger city; also has a branch house at Correctionville, Iowa.
A.T. Baker, M.D., was born in Jackson County, Ia., in 1847. He began the study of medicine at an early age, graduated from the Iowa State University in the class of ’76. The same year he located at Webster City, where he soon built up a large and lucrative practice. He moved to Ida Grove in 1879, and is ne of the leading physicians of the county.
O.G. Tremaine, M.D., was born in Oconomowoc, Wis., in 1854; moved to Hamilton County, Iowa., in1867. He began the study of medicine in 1877 and graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College, of Chicago, in 1880. He located at Ida Grove in Oct. 1881, and engaged in the practice of medicine.
E.C. Heilman, of the firm of Heilman & Moorehead, physicians and surgeons, was born in Scott County, Iowa. He graduated from the Ohio Medical College in the class of ’77. G.C. Moorehead is a graduate of the Iowa State University, class of ’79.
L.D. Ingman, of the firm of Dean & Ingman, dealers in dry goods, clothing and carpets, was born in Ohio; came to Cedar County, Iowa in 1859. He enlisted in 1861 in the 5th Ia. Infantry was discharged in 1864, and returned to Cedar county, where he engaged in the mercantile business. He came to Ida Grove in 1880, and engaged in business as above.
William J. Scott, druggist, was born in Pa.; is a graduate of Girard College, of Philadelphia. He moved to Glidden, Ia., in 1877 and engaged in the drug business. In 1879 he came to Ida Grove, and engaged in present business.
F.W. Tibbetts, county treasurer, is a member of the firm of Tibbetts, Thompson & Co., dealers in grain and agricultural implements. He was born in N.H.; moved to Wis. in 1855; thence to Iowa in 1864 and engaged in farming. He came to Ida Grove in 1877 and engaged in business with his brother; the firm soon after became Tibbetts & Tuthill, afterwards became Tibbetts, Thompson & Co. He was elected to his present office in 1881.