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LEGISLATURE OF 1919.

SENATORS.

     BENJAMIN J. AINLAY (Republican), ninth district. Was also a member of the house of representatives during the sessions of 1915 and 1917. Was born in Brussels, Ontario, Canada, of English and Irish ancestry. In 1901 he married Mayme Garoen, and they are the parents of six children. Moved to Nebraska in 1877. Graduated from the Lincoln business college. Is engaged in the real estate and insurance business. Has been justice of the peace at Belgrade for twelve years and a member of the board of education for eight years. Attends the Methodist church. Is a member of the Odd Fellows, Rebecca Degree of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Elks and Ancient Order of United Workmen. Address: Belgrade.

     JOHN DAVID BARR (Republican), fourteenth district. Was born at Banover, Illinois, in 1858. Ancestors were Irish. Came to Nebraska in 1879 and attended the Pawnee Academy. In 1890 he married Elizabeth M. Morrison. They have five children. Mr. Barr's present occupation is farming. Is a member of the Presbyterian church. Address: Liberty.

     THOMAS E. BRADSTREET (Republican), eighteenth district. Was born at Independence, Iowa, of American parents. Has lived in Nebraska since 1903. Is married and the father of two children. Has been a farmer and wholesale mule and horse merchant. Belongs to the Modern Woodmen, Odd Fellows and Masons. Address: Grand Island.

     JAMES BROOKS (Republican), tenth district. Was born in Tioga county, New York. His ancestors were English. Married in 1878 and moved to Nebraska in 1880. Mr. Brooks has been a fireman on the railroad and a farmer. Is a member of the Masonic order. Address: Stanton.

     BERTON K. BUSHEE (Republican), twenty-seventh district. Mr. Blushee served the state as representative during the legislative sessions of 1909 and 1911, and as senator in 1913, 1915, 1917 and 1919. He was born at Dartford, Wisconsin, but has lived in Nebraska since 1888. Is married and has two children. Received his education in the public schools of Wisconsin. Has been a school teacher, merchant and banker. Is now president of the Citizens State Bank of Kimball. He has been mayor of Kimball and a member of the village board. Belongs to the Methodist church, Masons, Knights of Pythias and Modern Woodmen. Address: Kimball.

     CHARLES A. CHAPPELL (Democrat), twenty-second district. State senator, 1917-1919. Was born in Pike county, Indiana, in 1882. His ancestors were English. Came to Nebraska in 1884. Married Eletta H. Pattison in 1917. Practices law. Has been city clerk of Minden and County attorney of Kearney county. Member United Presbyterian church, Masons, Ancient order of United Workmen. Address: Minden.

     J. F. CORDEAL (Republican), twenty-sixth district. Was a member of the senate in 1911, 1913 and 1919. Born in Pontiac, Illinois, 1873. His ancestors were Irish and American. Attended the college of the city of New York and graduated from Northwestern University Law School in 1898. Has resided in Nebraska since 1895. Is a lawyer. Belongs to the Knights of Pythias and the Modern Woodmen. Address: McCook.

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     JOHN WILLIAM COOPER (Republican), fourth district. Was born in Indiana in 1867. Graduated from the Rising Sun, Indiana, high school. Has lived in Nebraska since 1892. Is a practicing attorney. He is a Protestant and a member of the following fraternal organizations: Masons, Knights of Pythias and Odd Fellows. Address: Omaha.

     DENNIS H. CRONIN (Republican), twenty -fourth district. Was a member of the house of representatives in 1911, 1913, 1915 and 1917, and of the senate in 1919. Was born in Michigan in 1869. His ancestors were Irish. He has lived in Nebraska since 1877. Married Kathleen Lorge in 1894 and they are the parents of five children. Mrs. Cronin died in 1911 and in January, 1919, he married Faye Farrand. Mr. Cronin publishes The Frontier newspaper at O'Neill. Was a member of the city council for six years and postmaster for eight years. Belongs to the Catholic church, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Modern Woodmen, Woodmen of the World and Ancient Order of United Workmen. Address; O'Neill,

     ANDREW ERICKSON (Republican), twentieth district. Representative in 1913. Born in Norway in 1855. Came to America in 1864, and to Nebraska in 1873. Was educated in the public schools. Married and the father of six children. Mr. Erickson is a retired farmer, and a member of the Lutheran church. Address: Campbell.

     JAMES W. GOOD (Republican), twenty-eighth district. Was born in Kentucky, March 10, 1861. His ancestry is American. Received his early education in the country schools of Kentucky and Illinois and attended the business college at Macomb, Illinois. Came to Nebraska in 1884. Is married and the father of four children. Has been a farmer, merchant, rancher, and real estate dealer. He was city councilman for two years. Is a member of the Methodist church and of the following fraternal organizations: Royal Neighbors, Woodmen and Ancient Order of United Workmen. Address: Chadron.

     HAMILTON J. HALL (Republican), twelfth district. Mr. Hall's parents came to America from England and Wales and settled in Crawford county, Pennsylvania, where he was born. Came to Nebraska in 1880. In 1882 he married Jessie Simmons. They are the parents of seven children. Graduated from the Grand River Institute, Austinburg, Ohio, in 1875, Has been a school teacher and farmer, but is now retired. Belongs to the Methodist church, Masons and Modern Woodmen, Address: David City.

     J. W. HAMMOND (Republican), twenty-first district. State senator in 1917. Was born April 25, 1872, on a farm in Nemaha county, Nebraska. Attended the grade schools and graduated from Cook (Nebraska) high school. Engaged in the newspaper business in 1893. For the past sixteen years he has been the editor and owner of The Cambridge Clarion. Also owns and operates a small farm where he raises pure bred stock. Was a member of the Cambridge city council four years and served on the board of education six years. He was president of the southwest Nebraska editorial association one year. Is a Protestant. Belongs to the following fraternal organizations: Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Ancient order of United Workmen and the Eastern Star. Address: Cambridge:

     RILEY CLEMENT HARRISS (Republican), fifteenth district. Born at Arthur, Illinois, of American parents. Married Alice M. Hunt in 1911. They are the parents of three children. Came to Nebraska in 1881. Graduated from the high school at Fairbury in 1905. Has been a farmer, school teacher, superintendent of schools and insurance agent. Member Baptist church, Masons (Sesostris Shrine and Scottish Rite, Lincoln). Address: Fairbury.

     WALTER VAN FLEET HOAGLAND (Republican), twenty-fifth district. Was senator from this district in 1911, 1913 and 1919. Born in Illinois in 1870 but his ancestors were Dutch, Swedish and Scotch-Irish. Came to Nebraska in

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1873. Married Hattie S. Singleton in 1898. Graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1895 and from the law school in 1896. Has practiced law in North Platte ever since graduating. Is a member of the Odd Fellows (Grand Master of the Order for Nebraska in 1917), and Elks. Address: North Platte.

     E. C. HOUSTON (Republican), sixth district. Born in Monroe county, Indiana, in 1861, of Scotch-Irish ancestry. Came to Nebraska in 1881. Married Jennie Templeton in 1885. Was educated in the Indiana public schools and attended the university of that state in 1879 and 1880. He was mayor of Tekamah in 1895. Address: Tekamah.

     FRED G. JOHNSON (Republican), nineteenth district, Representative in 1907, 1917 and senator in 1919. Was born near Dorchester, Nebraska, in 1876. His ancestors were Swedish. Graduated from the Dorchester high school in 1893 and from the University of Nebraska, college of law, in 1903. He is a lawyer, real estate dealer, and has extensive farm interests. Member Methodist church. Address: Hastings.

     RICHARD FLETCHER NEAL (Republican), first district. Member legislature, 1917. Was born at Peru, Nebraska, 1873. Graduated from the Peru normal school in 1894 and from the state university at Lincoln in 1896. Married Mary S. Holland in 1896. Practices law and was county judge of Nemaha county for four years. Member Methodist church, Odd Fellows, Masons (Shriner). Address: Auburn.

     C. PETRUS PETERSON (Republican), thirteenth district. Representative in 1915 and 1917, and senator in 1919. Born in Polk county, Nebraska, in 1880. of Swedish parents. Graduated from Luther academy (Wahoo, Nebraska), in 1903; from Augustana college (Rock Island, Illinois), in 1906; from the University of Nebraska, college of law, in 1909. He is city attorney of Lincoln and was county food administrator during the war. Belongs to the Congregational church and is a thirty-second degree Mason. Address: Lincoln.

     CHARLES H. RANDALL (Republican), eighth district. Was born at Little Falls, New York, in 1864. Attended the public schools of New York and Iowa. Has been in Nebraska since 1888. Is now vice-president of the Security National Bank of Randolph (Nebraska). Has been mayor of the city of Randolph. Is now and for the past twenty years has been president of the city board of education. Belongs to the Methodist church and was a member of the 1920 general conference, is a member of the Masonic lodge (Scottish Rite, Shriner). Address: Randolph.

     PERRY A. C. REED (Republican), seventeenth district. Representative in 1917. Born on a farm near Monroe, Wisconsin, January 22, 1871. His paternal grandfather was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. Came to Nebraska in 1876. Received his education in the country schools of Nebraska. Married Abbie L. Wescott in 1896. Is a member of the Odd Fellows. Address: Henderson.

     JOHN W. ROBBINS (Republican), fourth district. Was born in Jefferson county, Indiana. Came to Omaha, Nebraska, in 1885, after graduating from Hanover college, at Hanover, Indiana, in 1884. Married Isabel Wyman in 1894 and they are the parents of four children, a son and three daughters. Is a realtor and has a general insurance agency. Is a member of the Congregational church, and of the following organizations: Masons, Beta Theta Pi (college fraternity), Omaha Real Estate Board, (president 1907-1909), Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Happy Hollow Club. Address: Omaha.

     CHARLES L. SAUNDERS (Republican), senator from fourth district. Born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 1857. Educated at Cornell university and Columbia college law school. Came to Omaha in 1861, when his father was appointed governor of Nebraska territory by President Lincoln. Is in the real estate business in Omaha and is president of the Omaha Real Estate Company and of the

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Saunders investment Company. Was supervisor of census for the second congressional district for 1910, Was a member of the state senate in the sessions of 1903, 1905, 1907, 1913, 1915,1918, and 1919. Member constitutional convention, 1919-1920. During the 1907 session he was president pro tem., acting as governor during the absence of Governor Sheldon and Lieutenant Governor Hopewell. Is a member of the leading clubs of Omaha and of many fraternal orders, including the Masons and Elks. Address: Omaha.

     CHARLES WILBUR SEARS (Republican), fourth dsitrict (sic). Born at Onawa, Iowa, in 1872. His, ancestors, loading at Plymouth in 1630, were among the early colonists in America. Is married and has two children. Came to Nebraska in 1891 Graduated from Onawa (Iowa) high school in 1891; received the degree of bachelor of philosophy from the University of Iowa in 1897, and graduated from the University of Nebraska law school in 1900. Is a practicing attorney and was nominated by the Republicans for attorney general in 1914. Appointed to membership on the special commission on revenue and taxation in 1913., Elected from Douglas county to and served in the state senate in 1918. 1920, elected and served as delegate from Douglas county to the Nebraska constitutional convention in 1919-1920. Member Episcopal church, Knights Templar (Masonic), Elks, Athletic club of Omaha, Chamber of Commerce, Carter Lake club. Address: Omaha.

     HARRY E. SIMAN (Republican), seventh district. Born at Winnebago City, Minnesota, in 1869, of English and German parentage. Graduated from the high school at New Lisbon, Wisconsin, and the. attended college at La Crosse, Wisconsin. He later graduated from the University of Northwest, Morningside college of law, at Sioux City, Iowa, and has practiced law since 1895. Married May Sullivan in 1889, and they have two sons. Has lived in Nebraska for twenty-two years. Belongs to the Modern Woodmen, Knights of Pythias (grand chancellor of Nebraska, 1912-1013), Masons (Nebraska consistory No. 1, Omaha). Address: Winside.

     ANDREW FREDERICK STURM (Republican), second district. Is a native of Nebraska; was born on a farm near Nehawka, in 1863. His ancestry is French and German. In 1890 he married Lola M. McCarthy. They are the parents of four children. Mr. Sturm has been a school teacher, but now deals in coal, lumber and grain. Is a member of the Elks, Odd Fellows, and Masons (Shriner). Address: Nehawka.

     JOHN SWANSON (Republican), eleventh district. Was born in Sweden in 1854 and came to Nebraska in 1878. Married in 1883 and has nine children, eight sons and one daughter. Has been a carpenter and a farmer. Was county supervisor of Platte county for one term. Belongs to the Lutheran church. Address: St. Edward.

     JOHN M. TANNER (Democrat), fourth district. Senator in 1909, 1911, 1917, and 1919. Was born in Nevada, Iowa, April 13, 1861. Attended the public schools. After learning the printer's trade and working on various metropolitan papers, he started a weekly paper at Atchison, Kansas. He was city editor of the State Journal and of the Commonwealth in Topeka; also correspondent for the Kansas City Times. He came to Nebraska in 1885 and continued in newspaper work as reporter on the Herald, Evening World, and the Bee, city editor of the Nebraska City Press, and was city editor of the Deadwood Pioneer for a short period in 1890. He started the Daily Tribune in South Omaha in 1891. Is now editor of the Nebraska Democrat there. Has been president of the Nebraska press association, Democratic editorial association, secretary of the Nebraska State Aerie, anti president of the South Omaha Aerie No. 154. He was secretary of the South Omaha Park board for three years. Is a member of the Engles, the Elks, and other fraternal organizations. Address: Omaha.

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fifty-eighth district in 1899, 1901, 1909, 1915, and 1917. Member constitutional convention, 1919-20. Born in Iowa in 1861 of English parentage. Came to Nebraska in 1883. Married Belle Morris in 1882, and they are the parents of three children. He received his education in the public schools and attended Whittier college for two years. Is farming in Custer county. Belongs to the United Brethren church. Address: Merna.

     CHARLES JOSEPH WARNER (Republican), thirteenth district. Representative in 1901, 1903, and 1905. Born !at Lancaster county, Nebraska, 1875, of Swedish ancestry. Attended Lutheran academy in 1891-1892, Lincoln normal university, 1894, and graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1899, and from the Columbian law school, Washington, D. C., 1902. Mr. Warner is a progressive farmer and president of the Lancaster Farmers State Bank. Is a member of the Congregational church, Masons (Scottish Rite, Knight Templar), and Modem Woodmen. Address: Waverly.

     CHARLES J. WATSON (Republican), sixteenth district. Born in Illinois in 1860 of Irish parents. Attended Wesleyan university, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 1878-1879, and graduated from Hedding college in 1882. Married Laura Hafrichter in 1891. They have three children. Has been a farmer and stockman in Nebraska for thirty-eight years. Member of the Masons and Modem Woodmen. Address: Fairmont.

     RALPH EUGENE WEAVERLING (Republican), fifth district. Native of Nebraska, Scotch-Irish parentage, Graduated fro. the high school at Beatrice, Nebraska, in 1903; Northwestern business college in 1904, and from the law college of the University of Nebraska in 1911. Practiced law at North Bead from 1911 to 1918, when he moved to Lincoln. Is now vice-president of the Lincoln Accident and Life Insurance Company. Belongs to the Methodist church, is a thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner, and a national officer of Alpha Tau Omega, (college fraternity). Address: Lincoln.

     W. H. WESTON (Republican), third district.

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REPRESENTATIVES.

     JAMES ALLAN (Republican), tenth district. Representative in1895. Born in Scotland in 1855, and has lived in Nebraska since 1872. Received his education in the public schools of Scotland and West Point, Nebraska. Has been sidewalk inspector of Omaha for six years, deputy United States marshal for ton years, deputy sheriff for two years, city councilman, city of Omaha, two years, and is now principal of the Allan detective agency. Belongs to the Presbyterian church, Chamber of Commerce, Woodmen of the World, Masons (Knight Templar, Shriner). Address: Omaha.

     CHARLES F. ALLEN (Republican), thirty-fourth district. Was a member of the legislature in 1913-1914. Born at Stafford, Connecticut, in 1856, of English and Irish ancestry. Came to Nebraska in 1882 and married Migrete E. Patton in 1887. Mr. Allen sells real estate and insurance. Address: Beatrice.

     FRANK ANDERSON (Republican), forty-fourth district. A native American, born in Page county, Iowa. Came to Nebraska in 1880 with his parents. Graduated from the Aurora high school in 1892. Has been a teacher and farmer. Be. longs to the Presbyterian church, Modern Woodmen, and Royal Highlanders. Address: Aurora,

     FRANK EDWIN ANDERSON (Republican), seventeenth district. Representative in 1903. Born in Saunders county, Nebraska, in 1870. His parents were Swedish. Married Julia A. Carlson in 1906; four children. Has been a merchant and teacher, and now edits the Wausa Gazette. Member Lutheran church. Address: Wausa.

     WILLIAM J. ANDERSON (Republican), thirty-seventh district. Born in Westmorland county, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1877. Came to Butler county, Nebraska, in 1888. Attended the public schools. Haig been engaged in general farming and stock raising, in the grain business, insurance and real estate. Member Butler county agricultural association, and of the Odd Fellows. Address: David City.

     JAMES A. AXTELL (Republican), thirty-second district. This was Mr. Axtell's second consecutive term in the legislature. Elected as a "dry" in 1917. Born in Athens county, Ohio, January 13, 1870. Moved with his parents to Nebraska in the same year. He was educated in both public and private schools. Mr. Axtell taught school fourteen years, engaged in the real estate and insurance business for ten years and is now farming and raising pure bred cattle and hogs. He is a member of the Methodist church and of the following fraternal orders: Masons (Knights Templar, Scottish Rite), Elks, Moose., Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen of America. Address: Fairbury.

     ALVA AVERY BAKER (Republican), sixteenth district. Born in Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1860. Ancestors were English. After graduating from the high school at Greenville he attended the state normal at Edinboro, Pennsylvania. He came to Nebraska in 1885. Married Nellie Ayers in 1891. They have three children. Teaching and farming have been his occupations. Belongs to the Methodist church, Modern Woodmen of America, and the Degree of Honor. Was a county official for four years. Address: Winnetoon.

     W. M. BARBOUR (Republican), seventy-fifth district. Born in Fulton county, Illinois, in 1860. Came to Nebraska in 1865, lived in Nebraska City and Lincoln until 1870, and then on a farm in Cass county until 1887. Took a homestead in Scotts Bluff county and still resides there. Has been actively identified with irri-

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gation development since the beginning of irrigation construction in his county. Has been president of the board of directors of Enterprise ditch, chairman of Nebraska Irrigation Association, and chairman of the Associated Irrigators for six years. Served as county commissioner for two terms. Now president of the Independent Lumber Company at Scottsbluff. Address: Scottsbluff.

     HENRY BEHRENS (Republican), twenty-second district. Representative from the twenty-second district in 1917 and 1919. Born on a farm in Benton county, Missouri, in 1864, of German parents. Educated in the public schools of Missouri. Came to Nebraska in 1896. Married Elizabeth Sila, and they have two children. Has been a farmer and is vice-president of the First National Bank of Beemer. Member Lutheran church. Address: Beemer.

     LOUIS BERKA (Republican), tenth district. Born in Bohemia. Attended high school at Flint, Michigan, and graduated from the law college of Michigan university in 1883. Married Zella Remington in 1878. They have eihgt (sic) children. Has lived in Nebraska ever since graduating from university, and is engaged in the marble business, sells real estate and practices law. Was justice of the peace, police judge, city councilman of Omaha. Belongs to the Christian Science church, Masons (Knight Templar, Shriner), Knights of Pythias, J. C. B. J., and Woodmen of the World. Address: Omaha.

     WILLIAM W. BETHEA (Republican), fifty-third district. Born in Mahaska county, Iowa, in 1855. His ancestors were French Huguenots, who fled to England in 1572. John Bethea came to America in 1630 and settled in Virginia. W. W. Bethea is one of the seventh generation of the family in this country. He attended the public schools in Iowa and the Oskaloosa business college (now Drake university). Came to Nebraska in 1880 and homesteaded in Holt county. Married Emma J. Davies in 1887. They are the parents of seven children. Mr. Betbea was in the hardware and grain business in Iowa for four years, but has been farming since coining to this state. Was county clerk of Holt county four years and supervisor five years. Attends the Methodist church. Is a thirty-second degree Mason. Address: Ewing.

     GEORGE ASA BIRDSALL (Democrat), thirty-third district. Born at La Grange, New York, of American parentage. Came to Nebraska in 1879 and attended the high school at Hastings and Hastings college. He graduated from Rush medical college in 1888 and has continued the practice of medicine since that time. Married Jenny Steinberger in 1890. They have one child. In 1895 Dr. Birdsall was married the second time. He belongs to the Masons, Odd Fellows, Elks, and Eastern Star. Address: Alexandria.

     CYRUS BLACK (Republican), thirtieth district. Representative in 1909 and 1919. Born in McDonough county, Illinois, in 1853. Attended the public schools in Illinois. First married Mary Woodruff in 1873. They have four children. Married Emma Hayes in 1886, and they have a daughter. Came to Nebraska in 1876 and engaged in farming. For the past thirty years he has been editor and publisher of the Hickman Enterprise. Belongs to the Methodist church and Masons. Address: Hickman.

     THOMAS L. BRIGGS (Republican), seventy-third district. Born in Moingonia, Iowa, in 1875. Moved to Nebraska when three years old and lived on a farm with his parents. Attended the public schools at Lakeside and the high school at Alliance, Entered the train service in 1897 and resigned in 1904 to go into the live stock business for himself. Married Minnie J. Wilson in 1904; two children living, Address: Antioch.

     J. FRANK BURGESS (Republican), tenth district. Representative in 1915 and 1919. Born in Nunda, New York, in 1845. His ancestors came from England on the Mayflower. Attended the district school and the academy at Nunda. Moved to Nebraska in 1868. Married Hattie Schoonover in 1873. Two children. Mr. Burgess has been a teacher, insurance agent, and in the express service.

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Was president, secretary and auditor of accounts of the Omaha board of education. Belongs to the Unitarian church. Address: Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.

     WILLARD H. BURNEY (Republican), fifteenth district. Born in Grant county, Wisconsin, 1857. Attended the common schools and first state normal of Wisconsin. Married Julia A. Jones in 1880. They have six children. Came to Nebraska in 1882 and farmed until 1912, when he retired. Member Congregational church and Modern Woodmen. Address: Hartington.

     ALBERT H. BYRUM (Republican), sixty-first district. Born on a farm in Jo Daviess county, Ilinois (sic). Got his early education at a country school and later attended school in Valparaiso, Indiana, and Mount Morris, Illinois. Came to Nebraska in 1884 and has been a farmer, teacher, editor and lawyer. Married and the father of two children. Has been county judge and county attorney for two terms each. Member constitutional convention, 1919-1920. Address: Bloomington.

     T. L. CARROLL (Republican), seventy-seventh district. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1851. Married and the father of four children. Came to Nebraska in 1890. Was formerly a woolen manufacturer, but at present is a lumber dealer. Was mayor of Gothenburg. Belongs to the Modern Woodmen. Address: Gothenburg.

     JOHN CARSTENSEN (Democrat), fiftieth district. Born in Dore county, Wisconsin, April 15, 1873, of Danish parentage. Came to Nebraska in 1880. Obtained his education in the public schools of Nebraska. Married Maggie A. Jansen in 1900, and they have five children. Has served is School director for the past twelve years, and been vice-president of the Farmers State Bank of Genoa. Now engaged in farming and stock raising. Address: Genoa.

     GEORGE S. CHRISTY (Republican), third district. Representative in 1903. Born in Iowa in 1863, of Scotch ancestry. Married Hattie Fredenburg in 1887. They have seven children. Has lived in Nebraska for nearly fifty years. Has been a teacher, farmer and fruit grower. President of Nebraska state horticulture. society, 1903, 1004, and 1905. Belongs to the Christian church and the Odd Fellows. Address: Johnson.

     WILLIS W. COLE (Republican), eighteenth district. Born in Towanda, Pennsylvania, 1851). His parents were Americans, of English and German ancestry. Came to Nebraska in 1885. For seven years served in the state militia. Mr. Cole. is a widower, the father of three children. He is a druggist. Was postmaster for four years. Member of state fair board for sixteen years. Belongs to the Masons and Odd Fellows. Address: Neligh.

     WILMOT F. CROZIER (Democrat), thirty-ninth district. A native of Nebraska. Was born at Osceola in 1883. Attended the public schools in Nebraska and later graduated from Northwestern university, Evanston, Illinois. Served three years on the bureau of education, Philippine Islands, its division superintendent of schools, Province of Palawan. Married Mande L. Thurber in 1916. Mr. Crozier is at present farming near Osceola. Belongs to the Methodist church. Address: Osceola.

     DWIGHT STOVT DALBEY (Republican), thirty-first district. Representative in 1915, 1917, and 1919. Speaker of the house during the thirty-sixth, and thirty-seventh sessions. Born on in farm near Taylorville, Illinois, in 1878, and came to Nebraska in 1907. Graduated from Taylorville high school in 1897 and from the University of Illinois in 1902. For two years following. he was an instructor in agronomy at the Illinois agricultural college. Since that time be has engaged in the business of farming. Mr. Dalbey was a member of the Gage county board of supervisors, 1910-1915; has been president of the Nebraska good roads association, the Beatrice Y. M. C. A., the Beatrice library board, Gage County Farmers Institute, and Gage county auto club; also director of the Com-

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mercial club, and was one of the organizers of the Gage county crop improvement association. Is a member of the Presbyterian church. Belongs to the Omaha university club. Address: Beatrice.

     EDWARD SAMUEL DAVIS (Republican), sixty-eighth district. Born in Monroe county, Iowa, 1869, of Welsh parents. Obtained his education in the public schools of Iowa, graduating from the high school in Indianola. Came to Nebraska in 1891 and the following year married Clara Leona Eskew. They have two children. Served as county treasurer four years, and as deputy county treasurer four years. Was postmaster at North Platte for five years. At present engaged in managing a feed, grain and hay business. Affiliated with the Methodist church and belongs to the Odd Fellows, Address: North Platte.

     ALFRED B. DOWNING (Republican), fifth district. Born in Cornwall, England, 1871. Came to this country with his parents when only nine years old. Attended school at Vesta. Nebraska. Married Jennie Jeffrey. Has always been a farmer. Belongs to the Methodist church. Is a Mason and a Knight of Pythias. Address: Vesta.

     ROBERT CHRISTIAN DRUESEDOW (Republican), tenth district. Representative in 1913, and 1919. Born at Nebraska City in 1869 of German parentage. Educated in the public schools and Episcopal college at Nebraska City. Also attended the business college at Lincoln. Married in 1903 and the father of four children. Is a stock suit bond broker. Member Lutheran church. Belongs to the Masons (Scottish Rite, Knight Templar, Shriner), Elks, Omaha athletic club, and Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Address: Omaha.

     GEORGE B. DYBALL (Republican), tenth district. Born in Chicago. Illinois, in 1869, and received his entire education in the public schools of that city. His ancestors were Scotch. He came to Nebraska in 1886. Married Nettie Anna Wilkinson in 1895. She died in 1914. Mr. Dyball brought a little romance into the 1919 session of the legislature by falling in love with and marrying the lady who nursed him through a siege of the "flu". The present Mrs. Dyball was Miss Pearl Woodyard. Mr. Dyball has been a successful banker and merchant. He belongs to the Lutheran church. Is a member of the Masons (Scottish Rite, Knight Templar, Shriner), Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Elks, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, Royal Arcanum, Royal League, and the Omaha Athletic club, and is vice-president of the American Live Stock Insurance Company. Address: Omaha.

     WILLIAM F. FILLEY (Republican), fourteenth district. Born in Dixon county, Nebraska in 1867. Educated in the public schools in Nebraska and attended the Fremont normal during 1989-1890. Married Jennie M. Hart in 1890. They have four children. Has been a farmer and banker. Member of the Lutheran church, and a Mason. Address: Allen.

     HARRY ADDEN POSTER (Republican), tenth district. Representative in 1905, 1913, and 1919. Born in Jackson county, Iowa, 1874, of American parents. Came to Nebraska in 1888. Attended Omaha high school and later graduated from the Chicago college of dental surgery. Dr. Foster married Grace Watrous in 1904. They have two children. Member Omaha city charter convention, president Omaha McKinley club, 1904; president Tri-City Dental society, 1902. Belongs to the Masons (Knight Templar, Shriner), and the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Address: Omaha.

     R. K. FRANTZ (Republican), seventh district. Born in Butler county, Nebraska, in 1873, of American parents. Attended Schuyler high school and finished his junior year at Nebraska Wesleyan university in 1897. Married Blanche Berlet in 1898. Two children. Has been a farmer and a banker. Member Methodist church, Masons, Elks. Address: Eagle.

     SOREN M. FRIM (Democrat), fifty-fifth district. Representative in 1903, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1917, and 1919. A native of Denmark. Came to Ne-

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braska in 1880. Married Jacobine F. Koster in 1884. They have eleven children. Educated in the public schools of Denmark. Has always been a farmer. Member Lutheran church, Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen. Danish Brotherhood. Address: Dannebrog.

     ANDREW FROST (Republican), twenty-eighth district. Born in Sweden in 1862. Moved to Nebraska in 1865. Attended the public schools. Has been a continuous resident of Dodge county for fifty years. Married and has five children. Was a member of the Uehling school board for six years. Has been justice of the peace and chairman of the village board. Farmer all his life. Member Congregational. church. Address: Uehling.

     GEORGE W. FULLER (Democrat), thirty-eighth district. Representative in 1899, 1901, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1917, and 1919, and senator in 1909. Was born in Whiteside county, Illinois, in 1844. Enlisted in the seventy-fifth Illinois infantry and served to the close of the Civil war. Participated in many great battles under Grant, Sherman, Thomas, and Rosecrans. Twice wounded and once taken prisoner. His first vote was cast for Abraham Lincoln, although at that time Mr. Fuller was not yet twenty-one years of age. Came to Nebraska in 1868 and homesteaded in Seward county. For twenty-five years carried on a brick yard and contracting business along with his farming operations. Was mayor of Seward for one term. Belongs to the Odd Fellows and the Grand Army of the Republic. Address: Seward.

     JOHN F. FULTS (Republican), sixty-fourth district. Representative in 1915, 1917 and 1919. Was born in Greene county, Indiana, October 25, 1858. Came to Nebraska in 1880 and settled on a homestead in Furnas county. Moved to Beaver City in 1888 and studied law. Admitted to the bar in 1891 and has since practiced law and raised stock. County attorney of Furnas county for two terms. Address: Beaver City.

     EDWIN H. GERHART (Republican), twenty-fourth district. Born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania; Dutch descent. Graduated Millersville (Pennsylvania) normal school. Married Kathryn B. Daum and came to Nebraska in 1894. Was admitted to the bar, but never engaged in the practice of law. Has been superintendent of schools and at present is secretary of the local board of education. President of the First National Bank. Member Methodist church. Belongs to Modern Woodmen, Royal Highlanders, Masons (Scottish Rite, Shriner). Address: Newman Grove.

     ERNEST HARLAN GIFFORD (Republican), fourth district. Born on a farm near Guthrie Center, Iowa, in 1869, of American parentage. Moved to Nebraska when only four years old and attended the public schools here. Later attended the Lincoln business college. Married Jennie May Bever in 1893. Seven children. Farms and raises stock. Member Methodist church, Knights of Pythias, and Sons of Veterans. Address: Lewiston.

     ELLIS E. GOOD (Republican), second district. Representative in 1003, 1917, and 1919. State senator in 1905. Was born May 20, 1863, near Auburn, Nebraska. Attended the public schools and graduated from Peru state normal in 1887. Mr. Good has been a farmer, was principal of public schools in Elmwood and Valentine from 1887 to 1895; cashier of Citizens State Bank, 1895 to 1913, and president of the bank since that time. Has been president of the Commercial club, also a member of the village council and of the school board. Is affiliated with the Methodist church. Belongs to the following fraternal societies: Modern Woodmen, Knights of Pythias, and Masonic lodge. Address: Peru.

     HENRY E. GOODRICH (Republican), forty-fifth district. Born in Scotiaville, Ohio, 1859. Ancestors came to America before the Revolution. Educated in public schools of Ohio. Came to Nebraska in 1885. Married Leola Munger, 1895; three children. Married the second time to Ida Mae Bosserman, 1909. Has been

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