Location: Jay County IN

Luse, Gerald Roy – Obituary

Luse, Gerald RoyGerald Roy Luse, 63, of 1810 Birch St., Elgin died Wednesday at his home. Mr. Luse was born on Aug. 8, 1924 to Rolla and Beulah (Parkhurst) Luse in Salem, Ind. On Oct. 31, 1945 he married Julia Morlock in San Diego, Calif. He came to Elgin from Portland in 1958. He worked as a cement mason for Douglas Coates Construction until 1985 when an accident forced his retirement. He was a member of the Elgin Assembly of God Church and the Cement Mason’s Local #555 of Portland. Survivors include his wife Julia of Elgin, son and daughter-in-law,

Biography of Warren Knaus

Warren Knaus has two distinctions among the citizens of Kansas. For over thirty years he had been an editor and newspaper publisher at McPherson and is now one of the oldest newspaper men in continuous service in the state. His other claim to distinction is one more exclusive and recognized chiefly in scientific circles, but his work had brought him some of the rewards paid to scientific scholarship granted by bodies of world membership. He is one of the chief authorities in Kansas on entomology. A resident of Kansas since 1870, Mr. Knaus was twelve years of age when the

Biography of T. C. Long, M. D.

T. C. Long, M. D., now of Independence, has been successfully engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery in Kansas for the past fifteen years. His reputation is especially based on his skill as a surgeon, and he is rated as one of the most proficient in that class of work in Montgomery County. He was near Portland in Jay County, Indiana, February 5, 1871. His grandfather, who died at the age of forty years, was a native of Ohio and moved from that state to a farm in Jay County. That farm, settled by the family more than

Biography of Early Whitten Poindexter

Early Whitten Poindexter. On January 8, 1854, there was born on a farm in Martin County, Indiana, near the village with the euphonious name of Loogootee, a boy whose destiny soon took him away from his father’s fields and livestock and in 1885 brought him to Kansas, where now for more than thirty years he has been general agent for Kansas of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He is recognized as one of the ablest life insurance men of the country. He is one of the leaders in the force of men who are regarded as the most aggressive