Location: Logan Utah

Biography of Hon. James E. Hart

Faithfulness is the surest stepping-stone to success. Faithfulness in small things begets confidence in one’s ability to undertake more considerable tasks; and in business life, in professional life, in the church and in public affairs, faithfulness and thoroughness have carried thousands and are carrying thousands up from the day and place of small things to places of higher and still higher responsibility and honor. These thoughts have been suggested by a consideration of the successful career of the man whose name appears above. James E. Hart, clerk of the district court and ex-officio auditor and recorder of Bear Lake county,

Biography of Hyrum M. Monson

HYRUM M. MONSON. – Although the subject of this sketch has not been in Union county so long as some of the earliest pioneers, he being one of the younger men, upon whom have falen the mantles of the sturdy ones who opened these regions for the abode of their fellows, yet his achievements have been of such a commendable nature, and his life of such an exemlary character, that he is entitled to representation in the history of the county, and it is with pleasure that we accord to him a place among the builders of the county, in

Biography of John Larson

Not a few are the worthy citizens that the peninsular country of Denmark has furnished to the United States, and among those who have sought homes in the far northwest is John Larson, bishop of the Preston ward and one of the leading and influential citizens of Preston. A native of Denmark, he was born on the 1st of May 1845, his parents, Andrew and Mary (Nessen) Larson, being also natives of the same land. They were converted to the faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and in 1861, with their family of three sons

Biography of Edmund Buckley

The pioneer in the woolen industry in Idaho is Edmund Buckley, an enterprising and progressive business, man who is now carrying on operations in the line of woolen manufactures near the town of Franklin. A native of Yorkshire, England, he was born April 25, 1839, of English parentage, and was educated in the land of his birth, where he remained until 1863, when he sailed for America, Utah being his destination. In 1856 he had been converted to the faith of the Latter Day Saints, and taking passage on the Atlantic, a sailing vessel, he arrived at New York after

Biography of Lorenzo R. Thomas

There are some men in every community who appear to have been born to succeed, but their success is not by any means a matter of chance. They are born with those qualities of mind and heart which, if cultivated and applied to the affairs of life, will produce success as surely as wheat well sowed and fertilized will produce its kind. Men who make vigorous and judicious use of these talents are the successful ones. Lorenzo R. Thomas, one of the enterprising men of Idaho who has continually advanced in the affairs of life, was born in Hanley, Staffordshire,

Biography of George C. Parkinson

George C. Parkinson, president of the Oneida stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, with residence at Preston, Idaho, is a native son of Utah, his birth having occurred in Keysville, Davis county, July 18, 1857. His father is Samuel Rose Parkinson, one of the most prominent pioneer citizens of Oneida County, Idaho. President Parkinson is the fourth child and third son of the family. He was educated at Brigham Young College, in Logan, Utah, and was graduated with honor in the class of 1880. He entered upon his business career as a teacher in

Biography of John B. Thatcher

John B. Thatcher, assessor and tax collector of Bannock county, and the owner of a valuable ranch on Bear river, where he carries on general farming and stock-raising, was born in Clark county, Ohio, October 22, 1834, being of English and German descent. At an early epoch in the history of Virginia, his ancestors, having braved the perils incident to ocean voyages at that day, took up their residence in the Old Dominion, and representatives of the family fought for the independence of the nation in the Revolutionary war. The parents of our subject, Hezekiah and Alley (Kitchen) Thatcher, were

Jordan, L. J. – Obituary

L .J. Jordan died at his home in Logan, Utah, Sunday and was buried there on Tuesday. He was a resident of this vicinity for many years and has a host of friends here who regret his passing. Besides his wife he leaves five children. L. E. Jordan of this place was at his father’s bedside when the end came. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday March 27, 1919

Campbell, Emma – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Death of Mrs. Emma Campbell, a former resident of Union, died at Logan, Utah, May 17, 1911, at the age of 74 years, 7 months and 11 days. The funeral took place in Union Saturday May 20, at 2 p. m. from the M. E. Church. Mrs. Emma Campbell was formerly Mrs. J, E, Yowell, and leaves two sons and three daughters of her immediate family, aside from her husband, Mr. Campbell, who resides at Logan, Utah. Old timers will remember J. E. Yowell, who was assessor of Union county in 1865. He came up from

Stoddard, Edith O. – Obituary

Edith O. Stoddard, 83, housewife of 1610 Albany St., died Thursday at St. Joseph hospital. Services will be in the Lower LDS Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. Bishop Perry will officiate, and burial will be in Hillcrest cemetery. Born in Logan, Cache County, Utah, Mrs. Stoddard had resided in La Grande for 58 years. She was a member of the LDS Church and Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Her husband was La Grande’s first mail carrier. Survivors include five sons, Marion and Vernon of Hermiston, Lowell of Wieser, Ida., Henry of Pendleton, and Frank of Los Gatos, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs.