The full manuscript contains a condensed history of the state of Iowa, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the state of Iowa, a descriptive history of Story county and 229 selected biographical sketches of the citizens of Story County, Iowa.
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main
In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to succeed,
Lang, George C.; furniture and undertaking business; born, Dunkirk, New York, Sept. 27, 1870; son of John A. and Theresa Fischer Lang; married Emma M. Stocker of Cleveland; lived on a farm until 21 years old; two years at the German-Wallace College; at 23, entered the coal and stone business, at Chicago Junction, Ohio; two years at Dunkirk, N. Y., in the ice and coal business; in 1897, went into the furniture and undertaking business in Cleveland, at Lorain Ave. and W. 95th St.; supt. of the German M. E. Sunday school; trustee of The German-Wallace College; member of the
Lang, Charles E.; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, July 14, 1858; son of Joseph and Caroline Greimer Lang; educated, public schools, Cleveland; married, Cleveland, 1883, Katherine E. Schwinzer; one son, Elmer J. Lang, born April 28, 1884; started with Charles Rauch, Jan. 8, 1878, in the carriage and wagon business. taking full charge of the office work and later full supervision of the building of highgrade carriages; in 1885, purchased one-quarter interest in the firm, Rauch & Lang, until 1888, then organized as stock company, capital, $100,000, in 1906, began the building of electric carriages, discontinuing the building of horsedrawn vehicles, and
Lang, Elmer Joseph; automobiles; born, Cleveland, April 28, 1884; son of Chas. E. J. and Katherine Schwetzer Lang; educated, public, University and West High schools; married, Parma, O., Sept. 5, 1906, May R. Dixon; issue, Karl, born Aug. 3, 1907, Martha May. born July 15, 1910; started, in 1902, with Rauch & Lang Carriage Co.; in 1905, took charge of Repair and Selling Department; director Rauch & Lang Carriage Co.; sec’y Lakewood Land Co.; member Electric Vehicle Mnfrs. Ass’n; member Halcyon Lodge, Thatcher Chapter, Forest City Commandery, Al Koran Chapter; member Athletic Club, Automobile, and Rotary Clubs, and Dorean Literary
Cove, Union County, Oregon Dr. Lang Dead Dr. Lang, a former resident of Cove, and well known in this section, died this week at College Place, Washington. He had been in poor health for years, and his death was not a surprise to those who were familiar with his physical condition. November 10, 1905 Contributed by: Larry Rader
La Grande, Oregon Roger C. Lang, 78, of Ontario and formerly of La Grande, died April 7 at an Ontario hospital. A funeral service is planned for 2 p.m. today at the Lienkaemper Funeral Chapel in Ontario. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario. Mr. Lang was born Dec. 25, 1928. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion and the Elks Lodge. He was a very kind and gentle man to all. Survivors include his wife, Lois Lang; children and their spouses, Garrett and Meri Lang of Sandy and Karen and Mike Kleng of La Grande; stepchildren and
Baker City, Oregon Waynette Waggoner, 65, of Baker City, Ore., died July 23, 2006, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho. Her husband, Steve Waggoner of 36 years and her children were at her side. A Memorial service will be held July 28, 2006, 11 a.m. at the Baker City Christian Church. Pastor Roger Scovil of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. A reception will follow at the Baker City Christian Church. Cremation will be at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory. Waynette was born to Marcella and Lloyd Lang on March 20, 1941 in Salem, Ore. After serving in World