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the department of Trade and Commerce at Lincoln; and is now president of the Occidental Building and Loan Association of Omaha. From 1914 to 1918 he was engaged in farming and stock raising. He is a director of the Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway Company. He is the author of various addresses and essays published in Nebraska papers and periodicals.

His marriage to Mabel Clare Pyrtle was solemnized at Kansas City, Missouri, June 12, 1901. Mrs. Griggs, who was born at Riverton, Iowa, December 3, 1878, was a teacher in the public schools at Beatrice before her marriage. They have five children: Theodore K., born August 18, 1902; Roger M., born August 2, 1903; Gale E., born November 6, 1904; Jessie M., born April 17, 1906; and Mary V., born August 8, 1919. Theodore is married to Lois Elma Hankins. Roger married Alice Bradford Waters. Gale is a graduate of Annapolis with the rank of lieutenant; he has seen service abroad, both in European and Asiatic waters.

Mr. Griggs was active during the World War on loan drive committees. He is a member of the Red Cross, the Community Chest, and the Omaha Chamber of Commerce.

He is chairman of the Bureau of Publicity of the latter organization; is a member of the Rotary Club; and is now president of the Native Sons and Daughters of Nebraska. He is a Mason, and holds membership in the Young Men's Christian Association and the Nebraskana Society. He is a member of the Omaha Field Club. He is a Republican. His religious affiliation is with the First Christian Church of Omaha. His sport is golf. His hobby is the impounding and use of waste waters in Nebraska for irrigation purposes. Residence: Omaha. (Photograph on Page 485).

James Franklin Grim

James Franklin Grim, a retired farmer at Cozad, Nebraska, was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, February 20, 1857, the son of Alfred and Elizabeth (Ferrel) Grim. His father, who was born in Greene County, Pennsylvania, March 7, 1821, and died at Creston, Iowa, January 5, 1894, was a teacher and farmer who received his education at Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania; his ancestry was German through the paternal line and Scotch on the maternal side of the family. His mother, of English and German descent, was born in Washington County, October 30, 1929, and died at Lenox, Iowa, May 15, 1916.

Mr. Grim attended college for two years at Eureka, Illinois, and since then has been a progressive and energetic farmer near Cozad. He is affiliated with the Christian Church and holds membership in The Nebraskana Society.

He was united in marriage with Mary Malinda Pickerill at Eureka. Mrs. Grim was born at Cazenovia, Illinois, December 1, 1860. They have two children: Carl, born December 13, 1889, who married Edith Shull, is living in Lexington, and is county clerk of Dawson County; and Zella, born August 8, 1894, who married Arthur Munson, and resides at Cozad. Mr. Grim is a member of the Republican party. Residence: Cozad.

James Jay Grimm

Engaged in the practice of law at Wilber since 1901, James Jay Grimm has been a resident of Nebraska since birth. He was born at Pleasant Hill, in Saline County, June 10, 1878, son of Joseph H. and Esther E. (Hess) Grimm. Joseph H. Grimm, who was also a lawyer died at Wilber, Nebraska, January 15, 1911. His wife, Esther, died at Denver, June 17, 1907.

Upon his graduation from Wilber high school, Mr. Grimm entered the university in the fall of that year, and received his LL. B. in 1901. He has since been engaged in practice and has been a member of the law firm of J. H. Grimm and Son, and Grimm and Grimm. He served as county judge of Saline County from January 1912 to January 1925. He is a Republican. His military service was with the Nebraska National Guard, of which he was a member from 1897 to 1907. He held the rank of major of infantry until he resigned his commission. During the World War he was chairman of the board for the preparation of questionnaires, a four minute speaker etc. He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and The Nebraskana Society.

Mr. Grimm was married to Alma J. George at Atlantic, Iowa, February 28, 1918. Mrs. Grimm was born at Annawan, Illinois, May 31, 1892. They have three children, Jeanne Mabelle, born December 25, 1918; Betty June, born July 18, 1920, and Marvin J,, born October 10, 1925. Residence: Wilber.

Dwight Palmer Griswold

Dwight Palmer Griswold, editor of the Gordon Journal, was born in Harrison, Nebraska, November 27, 1893, son of Dwight Hubbard and Clarissa (Palmer) Griswold.

The father was born in Blakesburg, Iowa, November 18, 1860, and was a pioneer in western Nebraska. At the time of his death at Cheyenne, Wyoming, December 7, 1928, he was president of the First National Bank of Gordon. His wife, Clarissa, was born in Wisconsin, January 17, 1862.

Mr. Griswold attended the Gordon High School two years and the Kearney Military Academy two years, graduating in 1910. In 1914 he received the Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska. Prior thereto he was a student at Nebraska Wesleyan University for two years. He was a member of the college debating team at Nebraska Wesleyan, and active in football and baseball through his whole school career. His fraternity is Alpha Tau Omega.

A Republican, Mr. Griswold served as a member of the Nebraska house of representatives in 1921; member of the Nebraska state senate, 1925, 1927, and 1929; and is Republican nominee for governor, 1932. He is editor of the Gordon Journal, and is director of the First National Bank of Gordon.

On September 25, 1919, he was married to Erma Elliott at Yorkville, Illinois. Mrs. Griswold was born at Yorkville, April 2, 1893. They have two children, Dorothy Helen, born August 21, 1922; and Dwight Elliott, born March 20, 1926.

During the late war Mr. Griswold served from July 1917, until December, 1918, holding the rank of captain in the field artillery at the time of his discharge. From June, 1916, until January, 1917, he was sergeant in the fourth Nebraska Infantry on the Mexican border. He is a member of the American Legion (state commander in 1930), the First Presbyterian Church at Gordon, the Nebraska Press Association (president in 1931). He is a Mason. Residence: Gordon.

Henry Grosenbach

Henry Grosenbach, retired farmer of Mascot, Nebraska, was born in Tazewell County, Illinois, July 8, 1851, and has been a resident of Nebraska for the past. 45 years. His father, Jacob Grosenbach, also a farmer, was born in Germany, July 29, 1828, and died in Tazewell County, February 9, 1902. His mother, Elizabeth (Rorebach) Grosenbach was born in Germany and died in Tazewell County at the age of 73.

Mr. Grosenbach learned the carpenter trade when a young man, and for a number of years followed his trade. He has ercted (sic) a number of homes in Mascot. he was the owner of a general store at Mascot for five years, and for the past 20 years has been a lumberman and farmer there. He retired from farming 25 years ago but still owns farm land in Harlan County. He was

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treasurer of the school board of district No. 34 for about 20 years, and holds membership in the Nebraskana Society. Politically, he is independent.

His marriage to Norah Ella Ficht was solemnized in Tazewell County, November 12, 1874. Mrs. Grosenbach, whose ancestry is German, was born in Tazewell County, December 20, 1853. Of the seven children born to their marriage, six are living, Henry J., who married Ella Poehlman, and who died November 12, 1922; Edward L., who married Eva Maude Meglemre; Lizzy M., who married Amel O. Bloom; Dan C., who married Elsa E. Keene; Katie A., who married Dan W. Troutman; John w., who married Jennie Engel; and Sam, who married Dora Sandage. Mr. and Mrs. Grosenbach, their six children and their families are all members of Mascot Evangelical Church. Residence: Mascot. (Photograph in Album).

Daniel John Gross

Daniel J. Gross was born at Avoca, Iowa, March 18, 1897. His father, George Charles Gross was born at Le Claire, Iowa, May 10, 1866, and was a farmer and stockman of French descent. He died at Walnut, Iowa, March 13, 1926. His wife, Ellen Rosalie (McCarthy) Gross, was born in Missouri, January 19, 1876. She is of Irish descent.

Upon his graduation from Walnut High School in 1913, Mr. Gross entered Creighton University, from which he received an LL. B. in 1916. During 1917 and 1918 he attended Georgetown University at Washington, D. C. He was active in debate and a member of Delta Theta Phi. At both universities he participated in football.

Since his admission to the bar at Omaha, in June, 1920, Mr. Gross has been actively engaged in practice. A Republican he was assistant county attorney of Douglas County 1922, 23, 24, 25, and tax attorney of the city of Omaha and of Douglas County 1926, 27, 28, and 29. Chief petty officer in the United States Navy during the World War, he is a lieutenant in the U. S. Army Reserve Corps, at the present time. He is a member of the Catholic Church of St. Margaret Mary, and grand knight of the Knights of Columbus, is affiliated with the Elks, the American Legion and the Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the national, state and local bar associations. His club is the Lakewood Country. Residence: Omaha.

Emiel Edward Grosse

Emiel Edward Grosse, son of William and Wilhelmine (Lierman) Grosse, was born at Husterford, Wisconsin, December 16, 1875. His father was born near Berlin, Germany, March 27, 1823, and was a contractor and carpenter when he first came to the United States in 1852. From 1862-65 he served in the Union Army in the Civil War. His wife, who was born in Germany, July 6, 1838, died on the home farm in Cuming County, Nebraska, April 2, 1884.

Mr. Grosse attended public schools and German Lutheran Schools, and from 1883 to 1897 worked on the farm. In 1898 he started in the implement business as a salesman and bookeeper for Fred Wiggers at Wisner, and on January 16, 1901, he purchased an implement business in Beemer. He disposed of this in 1911 and worked as a traveling salesman until 1916, when he again engaged in the business he now operates. He is also in the motion picture business.

A Republican, he was elected member of the village board in 1902, serving four years, and was re-elected in 1917. In 1924 he was elected Cuming County commissioner for four years, and was chairman of the board.

He was married to Nettie Lizzie Klosner at West Point, Nebraska, October 27, 1898. Mrs. Grosse was born at St. Louis, September 25, 1875. They have three children, Verna. born August 4, 1899 who was graduated from high school and had a business course. She worked as a stenographer and bookkeeper two years, and was a milliner three years and is married to Walter Schweers. They have three children, Joelene, Kermit and Russell. Grace, born October 30, 1901, died May 11, 1903; Rosada, born December 23, 1905, was graduated from high school and has worked two years in the Beemer Telephone office and two years as clerk and bookkeeper. She is married to Budd Chilcott, a farmer and pure bred livestock breeder, near Wayne.

Mr. Grosse is a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Red Cross, of which he is a committeeman, the Beemer Improvement Association and the Nebraskana Society. He served as an elder in the church four years. He is a member of the Beemer Community Club, and is a baseball fan. Residence: Beemer.

Ludwig Edmund Grosskopff

Ludwig E. Grosskopff, physician and surgeon, was born at Osnabrueck, Germany, January 19, 1896, the son of Clemens and Elisabeth (Commes) Grosskepff. His father, who is a prominent physician was born in Osnabrueck, July 30, 1860. His mother was born at Bonn, on the River Rhine, Germany.

Dr. Grosskopff attended Real gymnasium at Bromberg, Germany, was a student at WestphalianWilhelm University of Muenster, 1919-20, and studied at the University of Bonn, 1920-22, where he received his M. D. degree December 3, 1922. He was president of the Markominnia at Muenster, and was the winner of two rowing races.

He entered the World War as a private in the Field Artillery of the German Army, August 2, 1914, and was advanced to first lieutenant in January 1916. He is n member of the American Medical Association, the Red Cross, the Deshler Commercial Club, and the Nebraskana Society. Rowing, swimming and skating are his favorite sports, while reading and flowers are his hobbies.

His marriage to Johanna Maria Werner was solemnized at Omaha, Nebraska, April 22, 1926. Mrs. Grosskopff was born at Gelsenkirsehen, Rhineland, Germany, March 13, 1899. Residence: Deshler.

Phillip Theodore Grove

Phillip Theodore Grove, clerk of the district court of Box Butte County, was horn at Alliance, Nebraska, December 1, 1898, son of Arthur Henry and Matilda (Zobel) Grove. Their ancestors came from Germany.

In 1918 Mr. Grove was graduated from the Alliance Public Schools. From 1923 until 1925 was a student at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry and was obliged to leave school on account of an injury to his hand.

On June 8, 1920, he was married to Beulah Rozella Reddish at Alliance. Mrs. Grove was born at Indianola, Iowa, May 4. 1897. Their three children are: Phyllis Mae, born September 5, 1924; Raymond Lloyd, born December 12, 1927; and Robert Arthur, born December 28, 1929. For some time after returning from the army Mr. Grove was engaged in farming and ranching. Since January 8, 1931, he has been clerk of the district court, elected on the Democratic ticket. He is a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and saw foreign service in the United States Army from April 9, 1917, the date of his enlistment, until his discharge on June 25, 1919. His hobby is athletics. Residence: Alliance:

George Albert Grubb

George A. Grubb was born in Pawnee County, Nebraska, February 18, 1880, the son of William Henry and Mary Jane (Clark) Grubb. His father, who was born near Dayton, Ohio, February 11, 1856, is a retired farmer, Whose

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ancestry is Pennsylvania Dutch and Swiss. His mother, was born in Indiana, June 30, 1854, and died at Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, February 28, 1928.

Dr. Grubb, who is dean of the college of dentistry at the University of Nebraska, attended the rural schools near DuBois, Nebraska, and was graduated from the Pawnee City High School in 1899. He was awarded his A. B. in 1923, and his D. D. S. in 1912, from the University of Nebraska where he is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He served as supreme president of Xi Psi Phi, dental fraternity, 1929-31.

During 1901 and 1902 he was a country school teacher in Pawnee County; taught in the grade school at Ashland, 1904-05; was ward principal in the Wahoo schools, 1905-08; was ward principal at Auburn, 1909; and from 1912-23 was engaged in the private practice of dentistry at Lincoln.

He was married to Amy Shively at Lincoln, January 7, 1913. Mrs. Grubb, who was a high school teacher, instructing in mathematics, English, and dramatics, was born in Indiana, October 25, 1879. She is of Pennsylvania Dutch descent.

During the World War Dr. Grubb served as a member of the physical appeal boards for Lancaster County; this board was composed of three physicians and one dentist. He is a member of the Cornhusker Study Club; Lincoln District Dental Club; Nebraska Dental Association; and the American Association of Dental Schools. He holds membership in the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce; the Kiwanis Club; and the Young Men's Christian Association.

He is a member of Lancaster Lodge Number 54 of the Masons, Lincoln University Club, Eastridge Country Club, the Lincoln Auto Club, and the Professional Men's Club. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Lincoln, and is a Republican. Residence: Lincoln.

John August Grueber

Born at Schwarlingen, Hanover, Germany, January 25, 1874, John August Grueber is the son of Henry Christopher Wilhelm Grueber and Katherine Margarete (Boesch) Grueber. His father was born at Gilberdingen, Germany, May 10, 1829. A cabinet maker and later a farmer, he served in the German army in the war against Denmark and came to America in March, 1882, settling in Nemaha County, Nebraska, and later moving to Thayer County. He died at Byron, Thayer County, Nebraska, January 23, 1923. His wife, Katherine, was born at Helvesiek, Hanover, Germany, December 3, 1844, and died at Byron, December 26, 1917.

John Grueber attended school two years in Germany, rural school in this country, and at the Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, he completed a two years preparatory course and a three years seminary course. On August 18, 1904, at Parkston, Hutchinson County, South Dakota, he was united in marriage to Emily Doering. Mrs. Grueber was born at Parkston, on January 15, 1882. Her father had been mayor of a village in Russia. They have three children: Augusta, born at Tripp, South Dakota, August 14, 1905; Frank J., born at Sioux City, Iowa, November 26, 1910, and Marcella, born August 14, 1922, at Deshler, Nebraska.

Mr. Grueber was admitted to the pastorate at Dubuque, Iowa, June 24, 1895, and since then he has been a pastor in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and has lived in Nebraska twelve years. He was editor of the Herington Lutheraner, published at Herington, Kansas, 1906-10. At present he is pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church at Deshler, Nebraska, is a member of the American Lutheran Church, and holds membership in the Lutheran Brotherhood and the Lutheran Mutual Aid. He is also a member of the Nebraskana Society. Residence: Deshler.

Paul Henry Grumann

Paul Henry Grumann, educator, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 4, 1872, son of Albert Urban and Augusta Wilhelmina (Storch) Grumann. He received his early education in the Indianapolis public and high schools, and received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Indiana in 1900.

On August 26, 1891, he was married to Katherine Frances Coleston at Indianapolis. Their children are: Herbert Richard; Norma (Mrs. William Rotton), and Katherine Anna.

He was instructor at Butler University 1891-92, teacher of manual training in the Indianapolis High School 1892-1900, and since 1900 has been a member of the faculty of the University of Nebraska, from 1912-1931 as director of the school of Fine Arts. He is now director, Society Liberal Arts, Joslyn Memorial, Omaha.

Professor Grumann is a member of the Modern Language Association, the Chamber of Commerce, the Omaha Club and Omaha Country Club. His religious affiliation is with the First Unitarian Church. Residence: Omaha.

Henry August Grummert

Henry August Grummert was born at Holtzhausen, Westphalien, Germany, August 1, 1876, the son of Earnest Henry and Marie Charlott (Wickermerir) Grummert. His father, who was a butcher, was born at Holtzhausen, August 14, 1831, came to America in 1881 and was a farmer near Jansen, Jefferson County, Nebraska. He died at Jansen, July 14, 1916. His mother was born at Holtzhausen, December 11, 1834, and died April 12, 1917, at Jansen.

Mr. Grummert has lived in Nebraska for fifty years, is affiliated with the Lutheran Friedensau Evangelical Church at Jansen, and is a member of the Nebraskana Society. He was married to Anna Margretha Pholmann at Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, August 29, 1901. Mrs. Grummert was born at Clatonia, Nebraska, December 12, 1880. Six children were born to this union: Dora, born July 12, 1902, who died December 3, 1918; Ernest, born August 7, 1904, who married Elizabeth T. Fleckel; Ella, born February 2, 1907, who married William Bocklemann; Meta, born November 23, 1909, who married Harry Weichel; Adolph, born April 15, 1914; and Hulda, born April 25, 1917. Residence: Jansen.

Genevieve Baldwin Guiou

Genevieve Baldwin Guiou was born at Council Bluffs, Iowa, September 20, 1879. She is the daughter of John Nehemiah and Lilla (Holcomb) Baldwin. Her father was a native of Council Bluffs, born July 9, 1857. He was a lawyer, and was general solicitor for the Union Pacific Railway until his death in Omaha, on April 19, 1908. Of early American stock, his grandfather, Caleb Baldwin, was a judge of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Lilla Holcomb Baldwin was born at Bloomington, Illinois, January 10, 1860. She is still living. Mrs. Guiou was graduated from Miss Hersey's School at Boston, in 1897, and from Vassar College with an A. B. in 1901.

She came to Nebraska in 1906, and on June 1, 1911, was united in marriage with Arthur Pounsford Guiou. Mr. Guiou was a lumber merchant, born at Omaha, July 11, 1870, and died there April 12, 1923. There are four children, Charles Baldwin, born March 29, 1912, who attends Amherst College; Joan Pounsford, born September 11, 1913; Echo Hathaway, born April 6, 1917, and Sarah Pounsford, born April 4, 1920.

At the present time Mrs. Guiou is head of the women's department of the First Trust Company of Omaha. She is extremely active in civic and cultural work, and is president of the Orthopaedic Association and member of the Creche board. She is a member of the women's division

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of the Chamber of Commerce, of the Omaha Drama League, the Omaha Symphony Orchestra and the Community Playhouse.

She belongs to the Parent-Teachers Association of Central High School. During the World War she was an active civilian worker, and assisted in machine knitting and the making of soldier's socks. She was formerly vice president of the Guiou Lumber Company. Residence: Omaha.

John Gumb

John Gumb, son of Phillip and Barbara (Kobberger) Gumb, was born at Bensheim, Hessendarmstadt, Germany, June 29, 1860, and came to Nebraska, in 1881. His father was born at Bensheim, and died in Chicago. He was a brick mason. His mother was also born in Bensheim, and died at Chicago.

Mr. Gumb attended the public schools and the Hannstein School of Mechanics at Chicago. At the present time he is manager of the produce business conducted by the Fremont Beverage Company. In 1923, he was elected to the Nebraska state senate on the Democratic ticket, and was unsuccessful candidate in 1925.

He was married to Elizabeth Catherine Nuernberger at Chicago, August 15, 1886. Mrs. Gumb was born at Peru, Illinois, August 19, 1864. There are five children, Phillip G., born May 17, 1888, married Bessie A. Dodendorf, and is assistant foreman of the car department of the Chicago and Northwestern Rairoad (sic); Fritz, born September 7, 1891, married Ada McGee, and is a musician; John, born October 7, 1895, married Hazel Whalen, and is a lawyer; Harold, born December 2, 1903, married Julia Ann Tawney, he is also a lawyer; George A., born November 2, 1908, is an accountant.

Mr. Gumb is a member of St. James Episcopal Church, the United States Chamber of Commerce, the Elks, Eagles, Sons of Herman, Woodmen of the World, the Nebraska Poultry and Egg Association, and the Nebraskana Society. He is also a member of the Izaak Walton League. His hobby is mechanics. Residence: Fremont. (Photograph in Album).

William Albert Gunderson

William Albert Gunderson, postmaster at Dix, Nebraska, was born there on September 13, 1898, son of Nels and Thora (Gunderson) Gunderson. His father was born in Norway, and his mother at Pleasanton, Nebraska. She is of Danish descent. His parents are residing at Dix, where his father is acting as county assessor.

Mr. Gunderson attended public school, and from 1919 until 1924, was a Standard Oil Company agent. He was manager of the Lion Hardware Company at Dix from February 7, 1925 until December 10, 1928, at which time he became postmaster. He is a Republican.

His marriage to Carrie Louise Kronberg was solemnized at Kimball, August 19, 1919. Mrs. Gunderson was born at Blair, Nebraska, May 5, 1899, and is assistant Postmaster at the present time. They have one daughter, Opal, born July 5, 1920.

During the late war Mr. Gunderson was chauffeur in the Air Service Flying School at Langely Field, Virginia. He is a member of the American Legion at Dix, Is present adjustant and past post commander. He is a member of the Lutheran Church, the Odd Fellows (vice grand), and the Modern Woodmen of America (clerk). His favorite sport is golf. Residence: Dix.

Pleasant Hugh Gupton

Pleasant Hugh Gupton, proprietor of a hotel at Oxford, Nebraska, was born at Longview, Kentucky, Aprii 5, 1850, son of Granville Monroe and Emma Jane (Bondurant) Gupton. The father, a carpenter of Irish descent, was born in Green County, Kentucky, March 24, 1827, and died in Ballard County, Kentucky, July 14, 1899. His wife, born in Longview, died in Ballard County, April 27, 1876. She was of French extraction, her maiden name having been Bondurant.

Mr. Gupton attended country school and commercial college at Evansville, Indiana, and about forty-two years has resided in Nebraska. He was the operator of two grain elevators for twenty-five years at Oxford, a flour miller two years at Oxford, a merchant twenty years, and at the present time operates two hotels at Oxford. He is a Democrat, and for about four years, prior to his coming to Nebraska, served as sheriff and treasurer of Ballard County, Kentucky.

His marriage to Mattie D. Cooper, was solemnized at Pekin, Illinois, November 20, 1883. Mrs. Gupton, who was born at Pekin, November 12, 1854, is active in club work in her community. She is the daughter of Thomas Cooper. There are five children living, and one deceased: Ella, born in 1884; Mabel in 1885; Tom in 1888; Mary, born in 1891, died September 11, 1912; Cleveland, born in 1893; and Leonard, born in 1894.

Mr. Gupton has been active in politics all his life, and for a number of years served as mayor of Oxford. He is a member of the Baptist Church, the Red Cross, the Modern Woodmen of America, the American Hotel Association of the United States and Canada, and the Nebraskana Society. Residence: Oxford. (Photograph in Album).

Frances Arminta Gustafson

Frances Arminta Gustafson, musician and club woman, was born at Minburn, Iowa, September 24, 1887, daughter of Thomas Johnston and Emily Jane (Brenton) West.

Her father was born in Johnson County, Indiana, January 21, 1837, and died at Minburn, Iowa, October 4, 1903. He was a farmer, whose father came from England, and his mother was born in Vermont, of English and Scotch descent. Emily Jane Brenton was born in Johnson County, Indiana, March 26, 1851, and died at Minburn, February 18, 1915. She was a teacher and a lover of music, descended from Colonial stock. Among her Revolutionary ancestors were members of the Brenton, Glenn, Clark, and McClain family.

In 1904, Mrs. Gustafson was graduated from the Minburn High School, and during the summer terms of 1904 and 1906, attended the William Farr Normal School. During the summer of 1908, she attended Drake University. She later taught in the Bridgeport city schools, from January 1, 1907, until May, 1910. She now teaches music and private classes in English. A Democrat, Mrs. Gustafson has served on the school board six years.

At the present time, she is the first 6th district chairman of the Parent-Teachers Association, past matron of the Order of Eastern Star, a member of the Red Cross, and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is secretary of the Bridgeport Woman's Club, and is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

She is married to Wallace Henry Gustafson, who was born at Dayton, Iowa, October 17, 1886. He is an engineer on the Burlington Railroad and is a member of the Masons. They have two children, John Raymond, born December 17, 1912, who is a student at the State Agricultural School, Ames, Iowa; and Emily Lucile, born January 12, 1916, who is an accomplished violinist. Residence: Bridgeport.

Oscar Gustafson

A resident of Nebraska for the past 42 years, Oscar Gustafson has been successful as a farmer and business man in Newman Grove. He was born at Hastholmon, Sweden, December 1, 1871, the son of Eric Gustaf and Caroline Johnson. His father, a farmer, was born at

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