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family and Miles Standish of Mayflower fame. Six children were born to this union, five of whom are living. They are: Charles Asbury, born January 4, 1902, who is with the Nebraska Highway Commission; William Albert, born April 21, 1904, who is in the United States Navy; Ruth, born January 19, 1906, who died September 14, 1920; Eugene Avery, born March 25, 1910, who has enlisted in the navy, is now in service in Pacific waters; Hugh Edward, born December 1, 1911; and Wesley Elmer, born January 16, 1914.
During the World War Mr. Hunter was in charge of the war savings drive in his city; was a minute man; and was a member of the Council of Defense. From 1922 to 1925, he was secretary of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the public library board since 1924 to 1927, and since 1925 has been secretary of the board of education. He is a member of the Otoe County Historical Commission and the Nebraskana Society. He has been cooperative observer of the United States Weather Bureau since 1890, making a monthly report. He is a Mason, Scottish Rite, 32nd degree, and is secretary of the local lodge of this organization. He is affiliated with the First Methodist Episcopal Church at Syracuse. Residence: Syracuse.
Ellsworth LeRoy Hurlbert
Ellsworth LeRoy Hurlbert, who is manager of the Co-operative Oil Company at Oxford, Nebraska, has lived in this state all his life. He was born at Sutton, Nebraska, April 21, 1888, the son of William Henry and Olean W. Hurlbert. His father, who was born at Rome, New York, September 14, 1858, and died at Edison, Nebraska, March 10, 1918, was a farmer and the manager of the North Platte Creamery Company. He came to Nebraska with his father, William Hurlbert, who homesteaded in Clay County in 1871, and was united in marriage to Orleana W. Bush at Edgar, Nebraska, in 1883. Mrs. Hurlbert, an active church worker, was born at Alton, Illinois, March 9, 1863, and resides at Inglewood, California.
Mr. Hurlbert attended the high school at Ong, Nebraska. He is the manager of the Oxford Co-operative Oil Company and owns a tourist camp at Oxford. He holds membership in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen of America, and the Nebraskana Society. His hobby is baseball.
On February 23, 1910, he was married at Holdrege, Nebraska, to Grace Viola Bard, who was born at Grant, Nebraska, June 19, 1889. Their children are: Charles, born December 18, 1910; Cleora, born June 10, 1912; Logan, born November 2, 1915; Irene, born August 1, 1920; Neal, born December 10, 1923; and Evelyn, born June 1, 1925. Charles is employed in a furniture store, and Cleora is a mercantile clerk. Residence: Oxford.
Clifford Job Hurless
Clifford Job Hurless was born at West Lima, Wisconsin, January 19, 1896, the son of Henry McLean and Emily Jane (Matthews) Hurless. His father, a livestock dealer, was born at West Lima in 1859, and died at LaCrosse, Wisconsin, in 1926; his grandfather came to America from England and settled in New England. His mother, a milliner and an active worker in the Women's Christian Temperance Union, was born at Viola, Wisconsin, in 1862. Her grandfather, who came to America in a sailing vessel, fought in the War of 1812, and her great-uncle was governor of Saxony.
Mr. Hurless attended the public schools of West Lima, and in 1915 was graduated from the high school at Lynch, Nebraska. He has been a successful clothing merchant at Lynch for the past 17 years, and is field agent for the Brotherhood of American Yeoman. A Republican, he is committeeman of the party in Lynch.
He is affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church of Lynch, is a member of the city council, has served as secretary of the Lynch Chamber of Commerce, and from 1923 to 1931 acted as president of the Red Cross. He is secretary and past master of Oak Leaf Lodge Number 312 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, is Past Grand of the Ponca Valley Lodge Number 255 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, and is serving as correspondent for the Brotherhood of American Yeomen.
Mr. Hurless served as secretary of the Lynch School Board, 1930-31, is a member of the Parent Teachers Association and holds membership in the Hole-in-One Club and the Lynch Country Club of which he is president.
He was married to Grace Allene Duffy at Pierce, Nebraska, May 23, 1917. Mrs. Hurless, who is a business woman, was born at Carthage, Illinois, November 29, 1892. They have three children: Ruth Eloise, born May 2, 1919; Emma Jane, August 18, 1923; and Helen Adelle, October 1, 1926. Residence: Lynch.
Louis Jacob Husa
Born at Crete, Nebraska, November 9, 1882, Louis Jacob Husa is the son of Joseph and Barbara (Panek) Husa. His father, a pioneer Nebraska farmer, was born at Dobrejice; near Hluboka, Bohemia, November 19, 1833, and died at Crete on January 1, 1918. His mother was born in Bohemia December 4, 1845. Her death occurred at Barneston on May 20, 1906.
Louis Jacob Husa, the subject of this sketch, attended rural school near Crete and the Barneston public school. On September 11, 1907, he was married to Barbara Kunc at Crab Orchard. Mrs. Husa was born at Sedlec near Horovice, Bohemia, December 4, 1880.
There are three children, Arnold, born December 19, 1908; Melvin, born January 22, 1910, and Olga, born June 20, 1913. All were graduated from Otoe Consolidated High School, while Melvin is a student at the University of Nebraska.
Mr. Husa is a leading farmer in his community, is a member of the Farmers Union and various agricultural organizations. He is a member of the Board of Education, the Parent Teachers Association, the Z. C. B. J. and The Nebraskana Society. His favorite sport is baseball and his hobby is hunting. Residence: Barnston.
Joseph Amos Husak
Joseph A. Husak, retired farmer, was born in Zalesi, Nove Mesto, Moravia, July 20, 1858, son of Pancratius and Anna (Smatlan) Husak. His father was born in Paseky, Moravia, March 26, 1826, and died on his farm in Colfax County, Nebraska, after many years as a pioneer farmer, on November 9, 1908. Anna Smatlan Husak was born in Teleci, Policka, Bohemia, February 13, 1835, and died in Stanton County, Nebraska, February 4, 1912.
For the past fifty-eight years Joseph A. Husak has been engaged in farming in Colfax County, and an outstanding citizen in his community. He is descended from one of those few families who escaped extermination in the religious wars in early European history, and who came to the United States to enjoy freedom. Although not active politically, he has always taken a keen interest in public affairs, and has a well grounded knowledge of public questions. He is a Democrat.
Mr. Husak's farm is located in Stanton County, Reinsen precinct, and his sons, Frank and Lumir, are on the home place. Mr. Husak was morried (sic) to Joseph (sic) Rousar, at Schuyler, Nebraska, on March 4, 1889. Mrs. Husak was born in Milovy, Policka, Bohemia, March 22, 1866, and to them eight children were born, seven of whom are living: Miles, born January 27, 1890, married Mary Kroupa; Adelaide born February 22, 1891, married Peter Petitt, and lives in California; Olga, born July 11, 1892, married J. C. Lewis, and lives in California; Lumir, born September 29, 1893, married Clara Wecker; Joseph, born
October 7, 1895, enlisted in Company G, 61st Infantry, 5th Division, and took part in the St. Mihiel Drive and Argonne engagements; Frank, born March 26, 1898, married Anna Hayek; Julia, born January 12, 1905, died July 19, 1923; and Elsie, born January 17, 1907.
During the World War Mr. Husak was active in loan drives and for several years he served as precinct assessor. He is a Presbyterian, and a member of Signet Lodge No. 193, Free and Accepted Masons at Leigh. He is also a member of The Nebraskana Society. Residence: Leigh.
Earl Kenneth Husbands
Earl Kenneth Husbands, hardware merchant, was born at Madison, Nebraska, February 15, 1893, son of Charles Frederick and Hattie Martha (Howard) Husbands. The father, who was born in Shepshed, England, December 21, 1855, came to the United States about 1864 and has since engaged as a merchant. His wife, Hattie Martha Howard, was born in Vermont, and died at Gresham, Nebraska, December 16, 1913. She was a member and officer of the local Woman's Club and a teacher for a number of years. She was descended from early New England stock.
Mr. Husbands was graduated from Gresham High School, and attended Lincoln High School one year. From 1914 until 1921 he was a member of the firm of Husbands & Hawley, and since that time has owned and operated a retail hardware business of his own. He is a Democrat.
On March 23, 1929, he was married to Margaret Leota Davidson at Omaha. She was assistant cashier at the First National Bank, and was born at Gresham, April 7, 1894. One daughter was born to them, Marianne, born January 15, 1931, who died the same day.
Mr. Husbands is a member of Gresham Presbyterian Church, the Red Cross (1917), the Morning Star Lodge No. 197 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (master one year, secretary two years), and the Nebraskana Society. His sports are tennis, baseball, hunting, and fishing. Residence: Gresham.
Eugene Webster Huse
Eugene Webster Huse, editor and publisher, was born in Janesville, Minnesota, December 14, 1870, son of William and Ruth Elmina (Berry) Huse. William Huse, lawyer and publisher, was a native of Binghamton, New York, born in 1828. He came to Nebraska about 1871, where he was a pioneer newspaper man. His death occurred at Wayne, in October, 1906. Ruth Elmina, wife of William Huse, was born at Jamestown, New York, March 17, 1840, and died at Wayne, on March 28, 1911.
Educated in the public schools of Ponca, Nebraska, Eugene Webster Huse entered the newspaper business with his father, and was co-editor with him of the Ponca Journal for several years. From 1899, to 1903, he was editor of the Klamath Falls Republican, and from 1903-06, was editor of the Wayne Herald. He was editor of the Beatrice Daily Express from 1906-10, and since 1910 has been owner and editor of the Wayne Herald. Mr. Huse is a stockholder in the Stratton Hotel Corporation at Wayne.
On August 19, 1896, he was united in marriage to May Della Fisher, at Wymore, Nebraska. Mrs. Huse, a prominent clubwoman and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, was born at Belings Grove, Pennsylvania, January 6, 1873. There are four children, Olive, born April 17, 1898; Dorothy, born November 12, 1899, who married Fred Nyberg; Edith, born March 28, 1903, who married D. S. Whightman, and Miriam, born February 1, 1912.
Mr. Huse is a Republican, and a Blue Lodge Mason. He is affiliated with the Christian Science Church, and is a member of the Kiwanis Club and The Nebraskana Society. He is fond of hiking and is a member of the Wayne Country Club. Residence; Wayne.
Gene Franklin Huse
Born at Ponca, Nebraska, August 15, 1885, Gene Franklin Huse is the son of William Nathaniel and Mary (Leggett) Huse. The father, born at Albany, New York, was for many years the publisher of the Norfolk Daily News. His death occurred at Norfolk, January 13, 1913. He was of Welsh descent. His wife, Mary Leggett, was born at Marion, Ohio. She is of German descent.
Gene Franklin Huse attended the public schools of Norfolk being graduated from high school in 1904 Thereafter he attended the University of Nebraska three years, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi.
On September 20, 1911, he was married to Lucy Newbolt Harris at Reno, Nevada. Mrs. Huse, who is of Canadian ancestry, was born in Missouri Valley, Iowa January 18, 1885. There are three children, Jean, born February 27, 1913; Charlotte, born September 28, 1915; and Gene, born January 17, 1927.
For some years Mr. Huse was associated with his father in the newspaper business, and since his death has been publisher of the Norfolk Daily News. He is a Republican. In 1919 he was decorated by the Belgian government for his work in war relief. He is affiliated with Trinity Episcopal Church, is a Mason, and a member of the Nebraskana Society. Residence: Norfolk.
Frederick Raymond Hussong
Frederick Raymond Hussong, was born at Sunnyside Farm, near Marshalltown, Iowa, February 24, 1870, son of John Jackson and Clarissa Alice (Bullman) Hussong. Mr. Hussong received his education in the country schools of Mound Valley, Kansas, and the high schools of Cathage, Missouri, and Nelson, Nebraska.
On April 29, 1898, he was married to Alice Katie Wankmiller, of Omaha. They have one daughter, Alice Eugenia. Mr. Hussong's religious affiliation is with Westminster Presbyterian Church, in which he has held various offices. He is a Democrat, a Mason, a member of the Kiwanis Club, and the Chamber of Commerce, and a former member and director of the Young Men's Christian Association.
For a number of years Mr. Hussong was associated with the firm of Rudge & Guenzel, and in 1916 became president and manager of F. R. Hussong, Incorporated, automobile dealers. Since 1930 he has been a member of the firms F. R. Hussong and F. R. Hussong Finance Company. Residence: Lincoln.
Charles Luke Hustead
Charles L. Hustead, one of Falls City's leading physicians, was born at Linn, Kansas, July 12, 1884. Silas Davis Hustead, his father, who was born at Fort Madison, Iowa, September 18, 1850, was a farmer and merchant; his father was English born and later lived in Virginia. Caroline Hustead, his mother, was born at Pleasant Ridge, Iowa, of English parentage, and was a resident of Vermont for many years.
Dr. Hustead was graduated from the Linn Public School in 1904. In 1905 and 1906 he was a country school teacher, and then became an employee of the Western Bridge & Construction Company of Omaha, 1907-08. He was a student at Creighton University, 1908-12, where he was granted his M. D. degree.
He has taken the following post-graduate courses: Clinical Pathology at New York Post Graduate Medical School & Hospital, 1919; Medicine, Nebraska university, 1920; X-Ray, Omaha, 1922; X-Ray and Physio-Therapy, Kansas City, 1925-26; Pathology, at Johns Hopkins University, 1930; and X-Ray and Pathology, Johns Hopkins University, 1930. He has attended the postgraduate courses of the Inter-State Post Graduate Medical Assemblies at Milwaukee, 1924; St. Paul, 1925; Cleveland, 1926; Kansas City, 1927; Atlanta, 1928; Detroit, 1929; and Minneapolis, 1930.
Dr. Hustead is surgeon and director of the staff at Falls City Hospital, Falls City, Nebraska, and is roentgenologist in this institution. He has been division surgeon of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad since 1922. He is the author of: The Acute Pelvis, 1928; Treatment of Carbuncles, 1927; Diverticulum of the Bladder, 1927; Throrebo Angiitis of the Hand, 1925; Gangrene, 1929; and Infectious Arthritis of the Elbow, 1925.
United in marriage to Rosa Louise Kretzschmar at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, February 26, 1913, their children are Charles Luke, Jr., born November 29, 1913, who is a senior in the Kemper Military School at Booneville, Missouri; and Claire Louise, born September 16, 1917, who is a student in the Falls City grade school.
Dr. Hustead was medical examiner of the local draft board throughout the World War. He is a member of the Richardson County Medical Society, having served as secretary and treasurer since 1922; Nebraska State Medical Society; American Medical Association; and Railway Surgeons Association. Active in the Rotary Club he has served as chairman of the boys' work committee, international services, and chairman of vacation service. He holds membership in the Falls City Chamber of Commerce, the Elks, Odd Fellows, and the Nebraskana Society. He is a member of the Falls City Elks Country Club. Residence: Falls City.
George Robert Huston
Born June 27, 1900, at Riverdale, Nebraska, George Robert Huston is the son of George William and Clara Mary (Lake) Huston. His father, who was a farmer, and road contractor, was born at Burlington, Iowa, March 18, 1859, and died at Kearney, Nebraska, January 9, 1928; his Irish, English, and German ancestors were in America prior to the Revolution. His mother, who was born at Shelburne, Vermont, August 5, 1867, is eligible to membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution through her English ancestry. She received her education in normal school, was a teacher for many years, and is prominent in the Kearney Woman's Club at this time.
Mr. Huston was graduated from the Kearney High School in 1917, received the A. B. degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1921, and in 1924 was awarded the LL. B. degree at Columbia University. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi chapter, and the Pi Kappa Delta chapter of the Nebraska Wesleyan University where he was active in the glee club, took part in college dramatics, and was president of the local fraternity, Everett. He is also a member of Story Inn, the Columbia University Chapter of Phi Delta Phi, a legal fraternity.
Since 1924 Mr. Huston has been engaged in the practice of law at Kearney where he has served as justice of the peace and police judge. He was a candidate for the state legislature in 1930, and is a member of the local Republican club. He is a member of the Kearney Chamber of Commerce, the Cosmopolitan Club, and the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Mr. Huston holds membership in the American Legion, is affiliated with the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Kearney, and is a member of the Grand View Golf Club. His sports include golfing, tennis and hiking, while his other recreations are music, drama, reading and philately.
His marriage to Grace Wilma Terhune was solemnized at Kearney, November 27, 1930. Mrs. Huston, who was born at Oblong, Illinois, December 15, 1901, comes of a long musical ancestry. She is a musician and radio artist of note. She was a participant in the finals of the national voice contest conducted by the National Federation of Women's Clubs at Boston in 1928. She is of French, English, and German ancestry, and is a member of the Hoover family of Iowa. Her father is Rev. Willard Ira Terhune, a Methodist minister at Nashville, Illinois. She is a graduate of Illinois Women's College and Chicago Musical College. Residence: Kearney.
John Evan Hutchins
John Evan Hutchins, superintendent of schools at Overton, was born at Cowles, Nebraska, June 27, 1894, son of John Nicholas and Charollet Eliza (Brimmer) Hutchins. The father, born in Ohio, December 11, 1865, was a railroader twenty-two years, and upon resigning received a recommendation which allows him to return at any time. A successful farmer since 1906, he has served as county commissioner three consecutive terms. He is of English, Scotch and German descent. Charollet, the wife of John Nicholas Hutchins, was a native of Iowa, born April 11, 1871. A strict adherant to moral and Christian principles, she is active in community projects, and has served as chairman of the Republican county committee three terms. Her ancestry is principally Scotch on the maternal side, while on the paternal side she was Yankee and Dutch.
Educated first in the grade and high school at Cowles, John Evan Hutchins was graduated from the Red Cloud High School in 1913; and attended Peru State Teachers College and the University of Nebraska. In high school he was active in basketball and track, and while in the university was a member of Palladian Literary Society, the University Band, and Kappa Lambda, honorary musician's fraternity. At Peru he was a member of Philomathean Literary Society.
From 1913-16 Mr. Hutchins taught in District No. 24, Webster County, Nebraska. On June 24, 1917 he enlisted in the United States Navy as a musician, 2nd class, serving nine months as a member of the band on the U. S. S. Louisiana, about eight months on the U. S. S. Frederick, and two months on the U. S. S. New Mexico. He also performed convoy duty while in war service, as well as taking part as a musician in various loan drives. Since 1920 Mr. Hutchins has been teaching continuously. In 1920-22 he taught in the Cowles High School, from 1922-29 he was city superintendent at Wilcox, and since that time has been superintendent at Overton. He is a member of the American Legion, the National Geographic Society, the Masons, Order of Eastern Star, and the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is a life member of the National Educational Association, a member of the Nebraska State Teachers Association, chairman of the Lions Club educational committee, and a Republican. He enjoys basketball, often serving as referee; is interested in mechanics, and fond of the saxophone.
On October 9, 1920, Mr. Hutchins was married to Marguerite Annette Jones at Lincoln. Mrs. Hutchins, who was born at Craig, Colorado, August 26, 1895, is Welch on her father's side and Scotch and German on her mother's. They have four children, Jean Dorothy, born July 24, 1921; Robert Evan, born July 31, 1922; Wilma Lucille, born April 21, 1924; and Eleanor May, born June 30, 1927. Residence: Overton.
Samuel C. Hutchinson
Samuel C. Hutchinson, real estate and insurance man, was born at Allerton, Iowa, March 14, 1870, son of William A. and Rebecca J. Hutchinson. He attended public and high school, and on October 11, 1900 was married to Elizabeth Eick at Diller. Mrs. Hutchinson was born at Lenox, Iowa, January 11, 1876. There is one son, Harold R., born July 27, 1901.
Mr. Hutchinson has resided in Nebraska forty years, and from 1896 until 1905 was in the mercantile business. He was postmaster from 1906-14, and in the farm implements and automobile business from 1914-19. From 1919-27 he was in the banking business. He is a Republican.
He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Commercial Club (president 1927-31), the Modern Woodmen of America and the Masons. From 1919 until 1925 he was president of the board of education. Residence: Diller.
George W. Hutchison
A leading business man at Red Cloud, Nebraska, is George W. Hutchison who has been a resident of this state since 1878. He came to Nebraska from Port Louisa, Louisa County, Iowa, in a covered wagon with his mother, two brothers and two sisters, and lived in a dugout near Red Cloud for about four years. He was born at Port Louisa, Louisa County, Iowa, July 21, 1867, the son of George and Mary Elizabeth (Huber) Hutchison, the former a merchant and steamboat agent, who was born in Iowa, February 12, 1820, and died May 17, 1871, at Port Louisa. His mother was born in Switzerland, November 30, 1826, and came to America aboard a sailing vessel at the age of six weeks. She died December 2, 1898, at Wilcox, Nebraska.
Mr. Hutchison has been engaged in the abstract, insurance and real estate business at Red Cloud for many years and has taken a prominent part in civic and political affairs there. He served as clerk of the district court in Webster County from 1904 to 1911 and at this time is city clerk of Red Cloud and a past member of the city council. He is a Mason, and past master of the Blue Lodge, past high priest of the chapter, past commander of the Knight Templars, and a member of the Mystic Shrine at Hastings.
His marriage to Anna Fogle was solemnized at Red Cloud in 1888. Mrs. Hutchison, whose ancestry is German, was born at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, October 10, 1872. One son was born to them, Roy, June 6, 1889, who died in November, 1918; he was married to Bernice Heidman. Mr. Hutchison's grandson, George W., 3rd, has made his home with his grandparents since he was three years of age. Residence: Red Cloud.
John Huwaldt, successful farmer of Cedar County. Nebraska, is a lifetime resident of Nebraska. He was born in Pierce County on November 26, 1884, the son of August and Christina (Peterson) Huwaldt. His father, a farmer, was born at Passade-Holstein, Germany, August 2, 1853, came to this country in 1870, and died at Norfolk, January 27, 1929.
Mr. Huwaldt is a member of The Nebraskana Society, and is affiliated with St. John's Lutheran Church. He was united in marriage with Anne Marie Druhe at Pierce, Pierce County, Nebraska, May 22, 1907. She was born in Washington County, Nebraska, February 27, 1884. Their children arc: Minnie, born May 8, 1908, who married Ernest Stratheman; Edna, born September 25, 1913; and Marvin, born September 25, 1921. Residence; Randolph.
James Martin Hyde
James M. Hyde was born at Waco, York County, Nebraska, August 3, 1882, the son of James Martin and Mary McClure Hyde. His father, a farmer, was born in County Armagh, Ireland, and died at Waco, July 19, 1887. His mother was born in County Armaugh, April 1, 1818, and died at Waco, March 13, 1928.
Mr. Hyde attended the public schools in York County and for three years was a student at York Business College. He has lived in York County all his life and for many years has been a farmer near Waco. He is moderator of the District Five School Board, is a member of the Red Cross, and holds membership in the Odd Fellows Lodge. He is a member of The Nebraskana Society and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of Utica, Nebraska.
He married Mand Edith Watson at Waco, York County, Nebraska, December 22, 1909. Mrs. Hyde was born at Corridon, Indiana, February 7, 1889. They have three children: Virgil, born September 26, 1910; Vyrle, born May 20, 1912; and Lowell, born June 30, 1914. Mr. Hyde is a Republican. Residence: Waco.
Mason Egbert Hyde
Born at Wilcox, Nebraska, November 16, 1884, Mason Egbert Hyde is the son of Henry Egbert and Minnie Jane (Norsworthy) Hyde. The father, a farmer, was born in Monticello, New York, January 23, 1853, and in 1875, came to Nebraska with an ox team, homesteading in Franklin County. His parents' ancestors came from England, with the first colonists, fighting under General Washington in the Revolution. Henry E. Hyde died at Gothenburg, Nebraska, May 11, 1931. His marriage took place at Gothenburg, on December 25, 1883.
Minnie Jane Norsworthy was born in Toronto, Canada September 21, 1864. Her father was English, and her mother Scotch; they came to the United States from Canada, when she was a small child, settling in Dawson County. Mrs. Hyde is still living.
Educated in country school, Mason Egbert Hyde afterward attended Wilcox High School, Franklin Academy and Colorado College. He was a member of the Apollonian Debating Club, the Glee Club, and Gamma Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi (member of local petitioning and receiving charter). During 1902-05, he was a member of the football and track teams at Franklin Academy, and the years 1908-10, was a member of the track team at Colorado College.
On June 19, 1912, Mr. Hyde was married to Fanny Almena Blank at Macon, Nebraska. Mrs. Hyde, who was born at Franklin, August 15, 1890, is the daughter of pioneer settlers in Franklin County, in 1872, from Germany. She is president of the local and county Women's Christian Temperance Union. There are three children: Henry Glen, born August 6, 1913; Rachel Elizabeth, born February 23, 1916; and Mason Egbert, Jr., born October 6, 1918.
Mr. Hyde was a country school teacher for a time after leaving school, and thereafter was teacher and athletic director in the Franklin High School. In 1910, he became cashier of the Macon State Bank, and at the same time was postmaster at Macon. He was assistant cashier of the State Bank of Farnam, for a time, and has since been the owner of the Gothenburg Nurseries. He was elected to the state legislature, 1923-24, on the Democratic ticket, and was defeated for a second term by a Republican.
Mr. Hyde held the rank of sergeant, Company L, 5th Nebraska National Guard on Mexican Border Service. He is a Mason (30th degree), an Odd Fellow, and is affiliated with the Banner Methodist Episcopal Church. For fourteen years he served as a member of the state executive committee of the Nebraska State Grange. He was an honorary member of the Nebraska State Historical Society 1923-24, and was recently made a life member of The Nebraskana Society. Mr. Hyde has been a member of the Young Men's Christian Association in years past, and has served as treasurer and as a member of the redistricting committee for the Consolidated Schools of Dawson County. His favorite sport is hunting, while his hobby is horticulture. Residence: Gothenburg.
Lester Ansel Hyland
Lester Ansel Hyland was born at Lowell, Oregon, August 9, 1893, son of Grant Noble and Catherine (Crugan) Hyland. The father, born in Lowell August 29, 1862, is a stockman of Scotch-Irish descent. His wife, Catherine, was born at Creswell, Oregon, October 27, 1862, of French and Pennsylvania Dutch descent, She is a school teacher.
Dr. Hyland attended grade school until 1909 and was graduated from High School in 1913 at Eugene. He received the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1919 from Northwestern University. Prior thereto he was a pre-medic student at the University of Oregon one year. Dr. Hyland is a member of Psi Omega.
His marriage to Clare Emily Melms was solemnized at Chicago on March 29, 1919. Mrs. Hyland was born,
at Chicago October 9, 1896. They have two children, Ruth Emily, born February 19, 1920, and Lester Robert, born June 30, 1926.
Dr. Hyland is a Republican. He served in the World War, is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the American Dental Association, the Stapleton Commercial Club, the Masons, and the Parent-Teachers Association. His favorite sports are golf and football, while he devotes much of his time to hunting and fishing. Sesidence (sic): Stapleton.
William N. Hylton
William N. Hylton who has been a physician at Gresham, Nebraska, since 1887, was born at New Virginia, Iowa, May 22, 1862. His father George, W. Hylton, a farmer and merchant, was born at Crawfordsville, Indiana, September, 1837, and died at Elmwood, Nebraska, in 1924. His family originally lived in Virginia. Letitia (Erwin) Hylton, mother of William, was born in Managhan, Ireland, in 1841, and died in Nebraska in 1924; she was a teacher prior to her marriage. Her ancestry was Scotch-Irish.
Dr. Hylton was graduated from the Elmwood High School and in 1886 received his M. D. degree at the University of Nebraska. He was valedictorian of his graduating class in medical school, and was active in baseball. He is president of the First National Bank at Gresham, and has been engaged in medical practice there for over 40 years.
He was married to Lulu Lanphere at Gresham, June 19, 1892. Mrs. Hylton, who was a teacher before her marriage, was born in Whiteside County, Illinois, December 9, 1866, and died at Gresham, June 24, 1924. They have three children: Harry, born May 10, 1893; Helen, born August 4, 1895; and George, born June 20, 1902, who attended the University of Nebraska, class of 1924. He is a farmer.
Harry is vice president of the First National Bank of Gresham. Helen is a graduate of the University School of Music at Lincoln, and is assistant professor of piano at the University of Wyoming.
Dr. Hylton has been mayor of Gresham and township clerk, a member of the school board 42 years, retiring voluntarily last spring. He was never defeated for any office. He is a Modern Woodman of America, a Woodman of the World, and a Presbyterian. Dr. Hylton has done post graduate work in the Post Graduate Medical School in Chicago, 1898, and at Mayo Brothers Clinic at Rochester, 1920. Residence: Gresham.
Lloyd F. Illingworth
Lloyd F. Illingworth was born at Fairfield, Nebraska, August 15, 1891, the son of George and Caroline (Doody) Illingworth. His father, whose ancestry was English, was a farmer and school teacher. His mother was of English descent.
When Mr. Illingworth was seven years of age he accomplished (sic) his parents on a trip abroad, visiting Scotland and England. He was graduated from the Fairfield High School in 1911, where he was active in debating. He also took a leading part in the graduating class play. Immediately upon graduating he farmed close to Fairfield for a period of five years.
Mr. lllingworth has lived in Nebraska all his life and for many years has been engaged in the insurance business at Fairfield. He is a member of the Nebraskana Society and is affiliated with the Fairfield Christian Church.
He married Mary Ransom at Fairfield, July 28, 1912. Mrs. Illingworth, whose ancestry was English, was born at Fairfield, December 28, 1892, and died there September 25, 1924. They have three children, Elton, born January 19, 1914, who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1931 and won first place in the state music contest and the contest held at Tulsa, Oklahoma; Denton, born April 26, 1915, who was valedictorian of his graduating class, 1932; and Marie, born March 18, 1924. Residence; Fairfield.
Charles Reade Imler
Charles Reade Imler was born at Pavia, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1873, the son of Eli Whysong and Elizabeth (Ickes) Imler. His father, who was a merchant, was born in Blair County, Pennsylvania, February 17, 1849, the son of Isaac M. and Catherine (Whysong) Imler. He died at Shubert, Nebraska, April 8, 1917. His ancester, George Michael Imler, arriver (sic) in America from Germany in 1732. His mother was born at Pavia, July 20, 1852, the daughter of Philip and Barbara (Weyant) Ickes, of German ancestry. She died at Shubert, December 26, 1910.
Mr. Imler was graduated from Nelson High School in 1894, and from 1896 to 1898 was a student at the University of Nebraska, where he held membership in Alpha Theta Chi. He has been engaged in the real estate, loan, insurance, and abstract business at Nelson since 1900, and at this time is an abstracter of titles.
During the late war Mr. Imler was chairman of the Four Minute men in Nuckolls County, and took part in Red Cross drives. He holds membership in the Nelson Chamber of Commerce, is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, and is a director in the County Red Cross organization. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge at Nelson, Tadmor Chapter and Palmyra Commandery at Superior, Nebraska. His sports are golfing, hunting, and fishing, and his hobby is mechanics.
His marriage to Helen Hill occurred at Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, October 28, 1903. She was born at Clarinda, Iowa, in 1878, and died at Lincoln, Nebraska, May 3, 1920. She was the daughter of Joseph and Rhoda (Wright) Hill.
Two children were born to them, John Gordon, January 29, 1913, who is a student at Hastings College; and Charles Robert, April 18, 1920. On June 10, 1922, Mr. Imler was united in marriage with Minnie E. Hellner at Westfield, New Jersey. She died January 22, 1927. She was the daughter of Carl and Margaret (Nielsen) Hellner.
A Republican, Mr. Imler served as county treasurer from 1908 to 1912, and has been chairman of the Republican central committee of Nuckolls County for the past ten years. Residence: Nelson. (Photograph in Album).
Royal Clark Inger
Royal Clark Inger, hotel proprietor, was born in Strawberry Point, Iowa, August 18, 1878, and has been a resident of Hastings, Nebraska, fourteen years. He is the son of John Dawson and Elizabeth Maria (Bullock) Inger, the former a native of England, born in 1847. John Dawson Inger came to America, in 1849, with his parents, and engaged as a veterinary surgeon until his death at Waverly, Iowa, in February, 1912. Elizabeth Maria Bullock was born at Strawberry Point, on January 9, 1855, and is still living.
Mr. Inger attended the public schools of Waverly, Iowa, and also attended Waverly High School. Prior to becoming the owner of the Hotel Alexander, at Hastings, he was employed in hotels, clubs and in dining car service. Mr. Inger is a Republican, a member of the Sons of Veterans, St. Mark's Pro-Cathedral, the Elks, and the Masonic Order. In the last mentioned he is a member of the Scottish Rite, 32nd degree, the Knights Templar, Shrine and Eastern Star. He is a member of the Red Cross, the Nebraska Hotel Association and the Nebraskana Society, and his social club is the Hillside Golf Club, where he enjoys an occasional game of golf.
On September 12, 1898, he was united in marriage to
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