Joseph A. Wickham was born in Monroe, Michigan, November 14, 1844. When he arrived at the age of ten years his father died, and he left his native place and went to Brunswick, Chariton county, Missouri, to live with an uncle. There he lived for five years and attended the common schools of that place. In 1861 he served in the Missouri State Guards under General John B. Clark, and in 1862 went to Norwalk, Huron county, Ohio, to finish the jeweler’s trade under James A. Wilkinson, with whom he worked a year before leaving Brunswick. In 1863 he enlisted
Location: Monroe Michigan
Wood, James Craven; surgeon; born, Wood County, 0., Jan. 11, 1858; son of General Henry A. and Jane Kankle Wood; A. M., Ohio Wesleyan University, M. D., University of Michigan, 1879, honorary A. M., University of Michigan, 1912; married, Monroe, Mich., Dec. 26, 1884, Julia Kellogg Balkley; issue, Capt. James L. Wood, Mrs. Arthur P. Williamson, Justin B. Wood; writer and author of a text book on Gynecology; for nine years professor of obstetrics and the diseases of women and children, University of Michigan; for twenty years professor of diseases of women and children, Cleveland Medical College; Expres. of the
Roberts, Clarence J.; district mgr. Toledo Scale Co.; born, Monroe, Mich., April 25, 1863; high school education; married, Cleveland, Sept. 13, 1887, Nativa Brillon; nine children; district mgr. Toledo Scale Co., nine years; member Knight of Columbus, Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Industry, Rotarian Club, B. P. O. E., and C. M. B. A.
Albert N. Curtis. One of the most active among the operators in the Mid-Continent oil fields is Albert N. Curtis, an oil man with twenty-two years of experience behind him. Mr. Curtis, who now makes his headquarters at Chanute, came here from Ohio in 1903 and had since occupied a foremost position among producers, having drilled hundreds of wells and being interested at this time in oil and gas wells in four directions from the city. He was born at Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, January 2, 1864, and is a son of Norman and Minerva (Choate) Curtis, and a member
Dorothy May (Price) Boardrow, 88, of died peacefully in her sleep on March 14, 2005. At her request there will be no services. Dorothy was born Dorothy May Daniel on May 28, 1916, in Monroe, Mich., the third of four children. She headed west with her family at a very young age, living in Colorado, Portland, and Wolf Creek, Ore. At the age of 18, Dorothy regularly delivered mail and supplies by muleback in harrowing trips from Wolf Creek to a mining camp high in the mountains. In 1934 Dorothy married Robert Price. They had three daughters. In 1940 the
DR. F.C. CAMPBELL. – Literary ability is not so common on this coast as to be a drug in the market. It is agreeable to find it in professional men. Doctor Campbell is one of these persons. He was born in Ashtabula county, Ohio, in the year 1854. He received a good common-school education in the Rock Creek graded school, and commenced the study of dentistry in the office of Doctor N.S. Burns, of Ashtabula, in 1872, completing his dental education in Monroe, Michigan, in 1875, since which time he has practiced in nearly every state and territory in the
HON. ELISHA P. FERRY. – Mr. Ferry was born at Monroe, Michigan, August 9, 1825. He studied law there and at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and was admitted to the bar in 1845 at the age of twenty years. In 1846 he removed to Waukegan, Illinois, where he engaged in the practice of his profession. He resided at Waukegan until July, 1869, when he removed to the territory of Washington. He was the first mayor of the city of Waukegan. In 1852 and in 1856 he was presidential elector for the district in which he resided. He was a member of