Rufus E. Bean of Milton, well-known civic and political leader of Umatilla County, died Saturday afternoon [April 5] at a Walla Walla hospital of cerebral thrombosis. Born January 1, 1876 at Virgil City, Mo., he was the youngest of 13 children. After four years of schooling in a one-room school in Michigan, he learned telegraphy at Janesville, Wis., where his teacher was George Parker, fountain pen inventor. He worked as a telegraph operator at Floodwood, Minn., and at Portland. He became and agent for the O.W.R. & N. Company at Milton, and lived in this community for the rest of
Location: St. Louis County MN
David H. Nelson, 67, long prominent wheat grower of Umatilla County, and one of the first four in this county to use caterpillar-and-combine, died at 8 o’clock this morning [May 22, 1939] at his farm home. Death came without warning, his passing being due to a sudden attack of heart disease. Mr. Nelson was born in Finland, Nov. 30, 1872, and came to America in 1881 with his parents who settled in Duluth. He came westward in 1889 to Clatsop County and with the industry which was characteristic of him, worked as a life guard and fisherman at Astoria, where
Olin Hatheway Todd10, (Charles F.9, Walter S.8, Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 26, 1878, in Chicago, Ill., married Feb. 22, 1901, Addie Dickinson. He graduated from the Duluth, Minn., High School. He is now (1912) engaged in the stock and poultry business in Barnum, Minn. Child: 2801. Georgie, b. April 15, 1909.
Charles Ferdinand Todd9, (Walter S.8, Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 25, 1844, in Cooperstown, N. Y., married June 1, 1871, Harriet Ophelia, daughter of Hon. Elnathan and Salome (Cushman) Hathaway, who was born in Assonet Village, Freetown, Mass. Her mother was a cousin of Charlotte Cushman, the actress. Soon after their marriage, they went to Chicago, Ill., where he engaged in the wholesale produce business and which he continued for several years. Later he moved to Duluth, Minn., where he was a dealer in fancy butter. They lived in Chicago at the time of the great
Gerald Wilbur Brown, 88, of Baker City, died Sept. 12, 2005, at Settlers Park. At his request, cremation was held with private interment in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Brown was born Nov. 23, 1916, in Vananda City, Mont. He was raised in Duluth, Minn., and received his education there. Mr. Brown married Ann Diebekis on Nov. 7, 1952, in Cloquet, Minn. The family came to Baker City in 1955 from Canyon City. He enjoyed playing the accordion, harmonica and guitar. He was a member of Kingdom Hall, Jehovah’s Witness. He is survived by daughters Grace Schramm of Duluth, Minn. and
Holding in high estimate the duties and responsibilities which his position involved, and more than ordinarily successful as a medical practitioner surgeon, Dr. Henry H. Chase is well remembered in Rock Island, the city in which he spent the later years of his life. He was an American of the highest type, and of purest blood, as well. His lineage on both sides is traceable for many generations back on American soil. His mother is a direct descendant of John Howland of Mayflower fame. His father was a relative of the late Chief Justice Chase of the United States Supreme