Location: Lincoln County OK

Biographical Sketch of Jo Lu Wolcott

Miss Jo Lu Wolcott, matron, February to June, 1912, was a daughter of the late Dr. Wolcott of Chandler, Oklahoma. She has had considerable experience as a teacher in the public schools of Kansas and Oklahoma, and in the government school for the Indians at Navajo Falls, Colorado. She is now serving as a teacher in an Indian school in South Dakota.

Biography of Howard Davis

Howard Davis, the owner of a well improved and productive farm near Bartlesville, also has valuable oil wells on his property, and in the conduct of his interests he displays keen discernment, marked executive ability and enterprise. He is a native of Indiana but was reared in Illinois and in 1901 he came to Indian Territory, settling in Lincoln county, where he engaged in buying broom corn for an eastern firm. Subsequently he removed to Osage county and there devoted his attention to the cattle business until he took up his residence in Washington county, where he has remained. Mr.

Biography of Art Harris

Art Harris, president of the Art Harris Transfer & Storage Company of Muskogee, was born in McDonald county, Missouri, December 31, 1876, and is a son of M. A. and Rhoda A. (Richardson) Harris, the former a native of New York and the latter of Tennessee. The father went to Texas with his parents when a boy and later became a resident of Missouri, settling in Pineville, where he engaged in contracting and building. Later his work of this character took him into Arkansas and Kansas and he continued his contract work in those states and in Missouri until the

Biography of General Marion Swanson

General Marion Swanson of Muskogee, well known in real estate circles through his purchase and sale of farm lands, is also engaged in farming, but follows this more as a recreation than as a source of livelihood. He was born in Lineville, Iowa, April 29, 1863, and is a son of William E. and Susan J. (Edgemand) Swanson. His father was always engaged in farming and stock raising and General Swanson, therefore, early became familiar with the various phases of agricultural life. He was educated in the public schools of Millersburg, Cherokee county, Kansas, and when not busy with his

Biography of Charles Edwin Westlake

Charles E. Westlake. There is a type of business man who had apparently a peculiar genius for doing a number of things well and efficiently. Such a man had the commercial instinct highly developed. Charles E. Westlake of Sedan illustrates the type. He had been a farmer and rancher, had merchandised in several different lines, had been an oil producer, and is now engaged in the undertaking business at Sedan, and one of the livest and most energetic citizens of that town. Both he and his family have been identified with Kansas a great many years. The Westlakes originated in

Kaup, George L. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon George L. Kaup of La Grande died at his home Saturday morning. He was 76. Mr. Kaup was born Sept. 20, 1909, at Agra,Okla., to Fred W. and Aurelia (Swigart) Kaup. On July 20, 1926, he married Twhellice Breedlove at Cushing, Okla. Mr. Kaup owned and operated College Grocery in La Grande until 1949 and then went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad. He retired as an engineer in 1971. He was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, the elks Club, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Golden Age

Phillips, Francis E. – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Francis E. Phillips, 81, of North Powder died Aug. 31 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life was held at the grange hall in North Powder. His cremated remains will be scattered at Keating Bluff at 4 p.m. today Sept. 5. Mr. Phillips was born April 14, 1925, to Bahleum Alanzo and Ruth Fern Black Phillips in Stroud, Okla. The family moved to a farm outside of Baker City in 1934. He served in the Navy during World War II, and on March 7, 1948, married Dorothy M. Calloway in Baker City. He worked on ranches

Weber, Richard R. – Obituary

Richard “Dick” R. Weber, 77, of La Grande died Sept. 30 at his home. At Dick’s request, there will be no services. Dick was born Dec. 10, 1929, to Otto P. and Jewel B. (Cunningham) Weber in Wellston, Okla. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their mom to Ventura, Calif., where they grew up. Dick later joined the Air Force and was stationed in Tillamook where he met Dorothy Wehinger. They were married for 26 years and she was a life-long friend for an additional 29 years. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Weber; their children, Sandra

Weber, Richard R. “Dick” – Obituary

Richard R. “Dick” Weber, 77, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 30, 2007, at his home in La Grande. At his request, there will be no funeral. Dick was born on Dec. 10, 1929, at Wellston, Okla., to Otto P. and Jewel B. Cunningham Weber. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their mom to Ventura, Calif., where they were raised. Dick later joined the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed at Tillamook where he met Dorothy Wehinger, who became his wife of 26 years and lifelong friend for an additional 29 years. Survivors include Dorothy Weber and