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was born in Rockford, Illinois, June 8, 1868, of pioneer Nebraska parentage. She resides at Hastings.
Mr. Lienhart, upon his graduation from Minden High School attended the National Institute of Pharmacy. He was enrolled for a time at the University of Nebraska, for the study of medicine, but dropped his enrollment to take up the study of pharmacy. For a number of years Mr. Lienhart was the owner and operator of three drug stores. In the period between 1922 and 1931 he has been president of the Hastings Chevrolet Company, of which he was the organizer. In April, 1926, he shipped a full trainload of Chevrolet cars from the factory at Saint Louis, and before the end of the month had sold them all.
The employer of 125 persons, during 1922-30 he sold 6422 new cars and 10, 126 used cars, the total valuation of which was more than $13,000,000. Mr. Lienhart is the organizer, secretary and treasurer of the Great Plains Aircraft Corporation, and secretary-treasurer of the Hastings Loan and Finance Company. He is also secretary-treasurer of the Central Nebraska Golf Association (1931-32 season).
On April 15, 1909, he was united in marriage to Ema J. Winter, their marriage having been solemnized at Omaha. Mrs. Lienhart was born at Roseland, August 9, 1889. There are two daughters, Lois Evelyn, born January 2, 1911, who is married to Clyde D. Paul; and Gwendolyn Juanita, born February 23, 1912.
Mr. Lienhart is a Democrat, and has served as a member of various committees. He is a member of the Hastings Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the good roads and the new industries committees.. He is also a member of the Nebraska Good Roads Association, the Nebraska State Pharmaceutical Association, and the Young Men's Christian Association. His fraternal organizations include the Modern Woodmen of America, the Knights of Pythias, the United Commercial Travelers, Hastings Lodge No. 159 of the Elks, the D. O. K. K., and the A. M. O. B.
Among his favorite sports are golf, hunting, trap shooting and baseball, and he enjoys aviation, reading and travel. His hobby is mechanics. Residence: Hastings.
Born at Conway, Iowa, December 11, 1875, Guy Liggett is the son of Henry Bell and Helen Elizabeth (Shadrach) Liggett. His father, a physician and surgeon, and a private with the 85th Ohio Volunteers in the Civil War, was born at Akron, Ohio, September 30, 1844. He died at Los Angeles, April 7, 1924. He was descended from English ancestors in America before the Revolution.
Helen Elizabeth Shadrach was born in Delaware, Ohio, June 12, 1852, and is of Pennsylvania-Dutch descent on the paternal side and Scotch descent on the maternal side. She is still living.
Guy Liggett was educated in the public school of Conway, Iowa, and attended Creston High School. During the year 1893 he attended Iowa State College. On April 16, 1903, he was united in marriage to Jessie Leona Nelson. Mrs. Liggett was born at Conway, on January 1, 1877. On the paternal side she is Norwegian, and on the maternal side of pre-revolutionary English stock.
Mr. Liggett taught school in Taylor County, Iowa, two years, and then entered the Pratt and Green general store where he remained a year and a half as a clerk. He came to Omaha in March, 1898, where he became associated with The Pantorium, cleaners and dyers, where he has since remained. He is now president of that organization, and also engages as a real estate operator. Since 1910, he has been treasurer of the Nebraska State Association of Cleaners and Dyers, which was organized at that time. Having been totally deaf since 1915, he is not particularly active in commercial and other organizations. He is however, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the National Geographic Society, The Nebraskana Society, etc. He is a Mason and Shriner and a member of the Elks. His sport is golf, and he is interested in reading, touring, and trap-shooting. His clubs are the Omaha Athletic Club and Happy Hollow Country Club. Residence: Omaha.
Chauncey Clark Lillibridge
Chauncey C. Lillibridge, dentist at Crete, Saline County, Nebraska, has lived in Nebraska all his life and for the past decade has been prominent in the civic and professional life of his community. He was born at Weston, Saunders County, Nebraska, May 10, 1894, the son of Cristopher Elra and Clysta Jane (Harrison) Lillibridge. His father, who was born at Waterford, Erie County, Pennsylvania, May 18, 1845, and died at Weston, September 14, 1908, was a stockman and hardware merchant; he was sheriff of Saunders County in 1880; his ancestors came to Rhode Island from Germany several generations ago. His mother was born in Clinton County, Iowa, February 28, 1849.
Dr. Lillibridge was graduated from the Wahoo High School in 1912, and received, in 1916, his D. D. S. degree at the University of Nebraska. He was a member of the wrestling squad and was elected to membership in Xi Psi Phi. In 1913 he was a school teacher and for two years practiced dentistry at Weston. Since 1919 he has been engaged in his profession at Crete. He has been city treasurer of Crete for the past five years.
He was united in marriage with Ella Elizabeth Ziegenbein at Memphis, Saunders County, Nebraska, August 29, 1917. Mrs. Lillibridge was born at Memphis, September 20, 1893. They have a daughter, Betty Ann, born April 27, 1901.
Dr. Lillibridge was in the Wyoming National Guards in 1911. During the World War he was commissioned first lieutenant in the Dental Reserve Corps. He is now first lieutenant in the Reserve Officers Corps. He is a member of the American Dental Association; the Nebraska State Dental Society; the Cornhusker Dental Study Club; and the Nebraskana Society. He is past secretary of the Crete Community Club; was secretary of the Rotary Club, 1927-30, and president, July, 1930, to July, 1931; and is treasurer of the Crete School Board. He is a member of the Shrine Country Club of Lincoln. He is a Mason; York Rite; Scottish Rite; Shriner. His sport is golfing. He is affiliated with the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church at Crete. Residence: Crete.
Lee Bennett Lilliedoll
For over 26 years Lee Bennett Lilliedoll has been engaged in the drug business at Sutton, Nebraska. He was born at Shickley, Nebraska, October 30, 1885, the son of Frank John and Cecilia (Peterson) Lilliedoll. His father, who was a farmer, was born at Trolle-Jung-Be, Sweden, April 25, 1834, and came to this country in 1867; he died at Shickley, March 14, 1898. His mother was born at Trolle-Jung-Be, March 14, 1854, and died at Shickley, May 24, 1927.
Mr. Lilliedoll was graduated from the high school at Oak, Nebraska, in 1903, and in 1906 was graduated from the pharmacy department of Creighton University. Since that date he has been successful as a druggist at Sutton, where he is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, now known as the Lions Club. He is a supporter of the Unitarian Church, the Nebraskana Society, and the Elks. His social club is the Sutton Golf Club, and his favorite sports are golfing and hunting; and is the owner of several trophies, for a period of 10 years he played professional baseball, appearing in the uniform of many Nebraska towns. His hobby is mechanics.
His marriage to Chloe Anna Whitmore occurred at Lincoln, Nebraska, December 25, 1911. Mrs. Lilliedoll, whose ancestry is French and English, was born at Al-
liance, Nebraska, December 25, 1888. Mrs. Lilliedoll is a P. E. O., and is principally interested in her home and family. They have two children: Jarrold Donath, born August 5. 1919; and Joan Delore, born September 19, 1924. Both children are pupils at the public school in Sutton, Nebraska. Residence: Sutton.
Clarence Linch, a resident of Nebraska for the past 50 years, has been prominent in the business world for the past 23 years. He was born at Greenwood, Nebraska, June 15, 1881, the son of William A. and Arvilla Jenett (Foreman) Linch. His father, who was a grain dealer and farmer, was born at Burlington, Iowa, November, 1836, and died at Lincoln, Nebraska, December 24, 1906; he served in the Civil War; his ancestry was German and Irish. His mother, who reared a family of twelve children, was born in Iowa, March 18, 1856.
Mr. Linch has been an automobile dealer at Valparaiso, since 1908. He is a member of the Nebraskana Society, and is affiliated with the Republican party.
He was married to Mertie Hurlbut, at Valparaiso, April 3, 1904. Mrs. Linch, who was born at Coldwater, Michigan, May 16, 1882, is a devoted mother and homemaker. Their children are: Charley, born March 29, 1905, who married Goldie Caple; Bernice, born February 17, 1907, who married Russell A. Peterson; Laurence, born July 29, 1909; and Zelma, born May 9, 1914. Residence: Valparaiso.
George Wallace Lincoln
A resident of Nebraska all his life, George Wallace Lincoln was born at Willow Island, Nebraska, November 9, 1890, son of Dana Eugene and Jessie May (Hunt) Lincoln. His father, who is of English and Dutch extraction, was born at Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, April 12, 1867. A stockman, he has also served as a law enforcement officer and as deputy United States marshal. Jessie May Hunt, who was born at Battle Creek, Michigan, August 11, 1871, is of Scotch and English descent. She is prominent in club and church work in her community.
George Wallace Lincoln was graduated from Lexington High School in 1909, where he was a letterman in football for four years. He has served as a store clerk, a rural mail carrier, manager of a co-operative association, and is now owner of a men's clothing store and a cleaning and tailoring establishment.
On June 8, 1910, he was married to Edna Gertrude Stiner at Lexington. Mrs. Lincoln, who was a stenographer before her marriage, was born at Lexington, September 5, 1889. She is of Welch descent. They have one son, Harold Wayne, born February 10, 1912. He is married to Evelyn M. Norton, and is a pre-law student at George Washington University.
Mr. Lincoln is a Methodist, a Democrat and a Mason. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club and The Nebraskana Society; is interested in football and basketball. He devotes much time to reading, and is a proponent of clean athletics. Residence: Lexington. (Photograph in Album).
John Lincoln, clerk of the district court of Lincoln County since 1925, was born in Gothenburg, Nebraska, October 25, 1893, son of John Dalbert Ward and Mary (Fulton) Lincoln.
The father, who was born in Madison, Wisconsin, December 23, 1858, is living. His wife, Mary, born in New Glasgo, Cape Britton, September 3, 1870, is living also.
Mr. Lincoln was graduated from high school at North Platte in 1916, and the following year attended Kearney State Normal School. On November 17, 1921, he was married to Elsie Sieman at North Platte. Mrs. Lincoln, who was born at Musleringen, Germany, August 23, 1893, is a registered nurse. They have one son, Arthur Fulton, born September 13, 1922.
Mr. Lincoln is a member of the Lutheran Church, chairman of the Lincoln County Red Cross, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Odd Fellows, and the Elks. Residence: North Platte.
John August Lindahl
A successful farmer in Antelope County, John August Lindahl has lived in Nebraska for the past 46 years. He was born at Lemnhutt, Sweden, June 24, 1867, the son of John Peter and Johanna Helena (Israelson) Lindahl. His father, who was a carpenter, was born at Oseda, Sweden, October 20, 1838, and died at Newman Grove, Nebraska, in November, 1908. His mother was born at Almasocker Parish, Sweden, November 1, 1832. and died at, Newman Grove, December 5, 1919.
Mr. Lindahl attended elementary schools in Sweden. He has been moderator of the school board of District 31 at Tilden, Nebraska, since 1902, is a member of the Nebraskana Society, and is affiliated with the Free Mission Church at Tilden. His chief recreations are hiking, motoring, and reading.
On August 24, 1898, he was married to Ellen Christine Youngquist at Albion, Nebraska. Mrs. Lindahl was born in Chicago, November 16, 1875. Eight children were born to their marriage, of whom seven are living: Fred, born May 21, 1899, who married Myrtle Edith Grubb; Clarence, October 14, 1900, who died February 15, 1919; Leonard, March 4, 1902, who married Maxine Lillian Kinsey; Elmer, August 21, 1903; Arthur, August 16, 1907; Alys, October 17, 1909; Vivian, August 11, 1913; and Virgil, March 14, 1919. Mr. Lindahl has been township treasurer of Grant Township since 1917. Residence: Tilden.
Edwin O. Lindberg
Edwin O. Lindberg, superintendent of schools at Ceresco, was born at Broadwater, Nebraska, February 12, 1897. He is the son of Nils and Hannah (Swanson) Lindberg, born in Sweden. Nils O. Lindberg was born on January 27, 1866, and came to Nebraska in 1878, where he is engaged as a rancher. His wife was born October 7, 1865.
Mr. Lindberg attended rural schools at Broadwater, and was graduated from Luther Academy in May, 1915. He taught in rural schools near Oakland, 1915-16, and was superintendent of the Riverside Consolidated High School, 1921-24. He attended and took graduate work at the University of Colorado, and the University of Nebraska, and received his A. B. from Midland College in June, 1925. He is a member of the Wynn Literary Society and the Midland College Glee Club. During 1925-26 he was superintendent of the Dorchester public schools, and since 1926 has been superintendent of schools at Ceresco.
On June 16, 1925, he was united in marriage to Bertha Oliva Olson at Denver, Colorado. Mrs. Lindberg, who was born at Lodgepole, Nebraska, November 13, 1898, is a teacher of Swedish descent. They have one son, Edgar Leland, born March 30, 1929.
Mr. Lindberg is independent, politically. He takes an active interest in religious and educational work, and is a member of the National Educaional (sic) Association, Immanual Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Brotherhood and the Nebraskans Society. Residence: Ceresco.
Frederic Reinhold Lindberg
Frederic Reinhold Lindberg, rancher and banker, was born in Varmland, Sweden, January 25, 1866, and has resided in Nebraska 44 years. He is the son of Abraham and Anna Charlotte (Boxtrum) Lindberg,
both natives of Sweden. The father died in Sheridan County, Missouri, in 1870, and the mother in Republic County, Kansas, in 1900. The family came to America in 1868.
Mr. Lindberg attended the elementary schools of Republic County, Kansas, and in 1888 came to Nebraska when he began work on a horse ranch on Lawrence Forks known as Laing Brothers Ranch. He worked for the Laing brothers for five years and at that time Guy Laing bought the older brother out. For three years Mr. Lindbcrg operated the ranch. Then Guy Laing died, and shortly after his death Mr. Lindberg purchased the ranch from Mr. Laing's widow. About ten years later Mr. Lindberg sold the ranch which comprised 4000 acres for $32,000.00 and he sold the cattle for about $10,000.00, reserving all the horses which were about 200 head. He then bought an adjoining ranch of about 10,000 acres which he now operates. At the present time Mr. Lindberg has about 500 head of cattle and 100 head of horses. For some time he has been chairman of the board of directors of the Bridgeport State Bank. For six years he served as county commissioner of Cheyenne County, and for 20 years was county commissioner of Morrill County. He is a Democrat.
He was married on February 1, 1906, to Lillian Pearl Waitman at Sidney. Mrs. Lindberg was born at Urbana, Iowa, March 29, 1879, and traces her ancestry to the Revolution. She attended school at Urbana, Iowa and attended country school near Redington, Nebraska. Mrs. Lindberg taught school for about eight years prior to her marriage. She is the daughter of Price P. and Minnie S. (Kelty) Waitman, is a member of the school board, Woman's Club, the Ladies Aid and the First Presbyterian Church. They have one son, Garland, born January 30, 1909, who was graduated from the Bridgeport High School and is now attending the Colorado Agricultural College, where he is a senior.
During the late war Mr. Lindberg was particularly interested in all civilian projects. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bridgeport, the Red Cross, the Chamber of Commerce, the Lions Club, the Modern Woodmen of America, and the Nebraskana Society. Residence: Bridgeport. (Photograph on Page 722).
William Carl Linden
William Carl Linden, farmer and dairyman, was born at Blair, Nebraska, December 26, 1881, son of Henry Bertrand and Henrietta (Hovendick) Linden. His father, who was born at Luxemburg, Germany, May 9, 1833, served in the War of the Rebellion with Companies B and L of the 2nd Missouri Volunteers. He died at Blair on October 4, 1887. His wife, Henrietta Hovendick, was born in Westphalia, Germany, October 22, 1843, and died at Blair March 4, 1922.
Mr. Linden was married to Mattie Sophie Rathmann at Blair, on December 21, 1904. Mrs. Linden was born at Bennington, Nebraska, May 22, 1886. They have three children: Mildred May, born May 25, 1909, who married Paul Jefferson and resides at Omaha; Raymond, born July 11, 1914, and Maurine Mae, born May 17, 1921.
Mr. and Mrs. Linden are members of the Congregational Church, and he is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Nebraskana Society. Residence: Blair.
John Albert Linderholm
Born at Chicago, Illinois, April 14, 1870, John A. Linderholm has been an outstanding figure in the business life of Omaha, since 1909. He is the son of Nels Frederick and Anna Swenson Linderholm, the former of whom was born in Sweden, February 2, 1837, who came to America in 1869, bringing with him his wife, and settling in Chicago, and later in Nebraska. He was a cabinet maker and farmer by occupation. Anna Swenson was born in Sweden, in August, 1833, and died at Newman Grove, Nebraska, September 21, 1887. Nels Linderholm lived until February 1, 1916, and died at Newman Grove.
John A. Lioderholm was educated in the public schools of Sterling, Illinois, and Newman Grove, Nebraska. He later attended Fremont Normal College for two years. He spent his first five years in Nebraska on a farm in Madison County, and then was engaged in the general mercantile business for three years. For the past thirty-five years he has been associated with the Crowell Elevator Company, for twenty years as manager at Omaha, of the grain department. He is secretary and director of the Crowell Elevator Company at the present time and is serving his third term as director of the Omaha Grain Exchange. During the World War in 1918, he was president of the Exchange, and also had charge of all war activities covering grain interests during the war. He assisted in the organization of a company of home guards and was a member of the company.
Mr. Linderholm attends the First Central Congregational Church and is active in Red Cross and other welfare work. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Ad Sell League, and of the Parent-Teachers' Association. He is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Odd Fellows. His clubs are the Happy Hollow Country Club and the Omaha Athletic Club.
On April 5, 1896, he was married to Maude L. Hull at Burlington, Iowa. Mrs. Linderhoim was a native of Burlington. She is a member of Mayor Isaac Sadler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a direct descendant of Lieutenant Joseph Peckham. Mr. and Mrs. Linderholm have two children, Edna, born July 8, 1900, who married Dr. C. B. Bloomberg, now deceased. Dr. and Mrs. Bloomberg have one daughter, Francis Marjorie, born February 3, 1920. Francis Linderholm, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Linderholm, was born December 3, 1902. Residence: Omaha.
Carl Reuben Lindgren
Carl Reuben Lindgren, farmer, was born at Bladen, Nebraska, July 8, 1883, son of Charles W. and Charlotte (Lundberg) Lindgren.
His father was born in Sweden, November 17, 1849, and came to the United States in 1868. He was a farmer and stock raiser, until his death at Campbell, Nebraska, April 27, 1907. His wife, Charlotte, was born at Kankakee, Illinois, in 1857, and died at Campbell, on May 10, 1888.
Mr. Lindgren attended public school and business college. He has been a prominent farmer at Riverton, for a number of years, and has taken an active part in Republican politics. He has served as precinct committeeman. and has held various minor offices.
On June 2, 1909, he was married to Bertha Caroline Erickson at Campbell. Mrs. Lindgren was born at Campbell, July 26, 1887. They have two children, Ruby, born October 19, 1910, who married Fred Brunke; and Charles R., born October 19, 1920.
Mr. Lindgren has always resided in Nebraska. He assisted with Red Cross and loan drives during the World War, has been treasurer of the local school board since 1910, and is a member of the Royal Highlanders and the Masons. His hobby is reading. Residence: Riverton.
Arthur Jennings Lindley
Born at Freeport, Illinois, March 22, 1877, Arthur Jennings Lindley has been a resident of Nebraska most of his life. Jotham Scudder Lindley, his father, who was a druggist, was born at Athens, Ohio, October 17, 1848, and died at Long Beach, California, January 12, 1930. His mother, Rachel Jane (Askey) Lindley, was born at Orangeville, Illinois, December 28, 1850, and died at Central City, Nebraska, March 9, 1889.
Mr. Lindley attended time high school at Central City,
and for many years has been a banker at Duncan, Nebraska, where he is now cashier of the Duncan State Bank. He is affiliated with Christ Church of Columbus, Nebraska, has been a member of the Shrine at Omaha since 1908, and holds membership in the Nebraskana Society. He is a Republican.
His marriage to Eola Lenora Jones occurred at Columbus, October 12, 1912. Mrs. Lindley, who is a music instructor, was born at Newton, Iowa, August 4, 1875. They have a son, Ralph Lewis, born September 1, 1915, at Duncan. Residence: Duncan.
Sigmond Hurst Lindley
Born near Nishna Station, Missouri, January 20, 1867, Sigmond Hurst Lindley is the son of Charles Benton and Caroline Adelia (Rich) Lindley. His father, a farmer and stockman, was born at Columbus, Ohio, September 13, 1842, and died at Elmo, Missouri; he served as cavalryman in Missouri during the Civil War. His mother was born at Lone Tree, Illinois, February 8, 1848, and died at Blanchard, Iowa, November 10, 1890. Her father came to this country from Ireland and served in the Civil War.
Mr. Lindley attended rural school in Atchison County, Missouri, and was a student at Tarkio College, Missouri. He is manager of the municipal coal and gas departments for the city of Lincoln, Nebraska, at this time, and is serving as treasurer of the Nebraska Building & Investment Company and secretary of the Midwest Grain Marketing Association.
He was a teacher at Lincoln from 1896 to 1904, taught in Nemaha County, Nebraska, for a time, and served as cashier of the Bethany State Bank. He is now a member of the Bethany Parent Teacher's Association, is chairman of the Safety Council, and holds membership in the Bethany Christian Church and the Young Men's Christian Association. His recreations are hiking, reading and gardening.
On August 6, 1907, Mr. Lindley was united in marriage with Huldah Jane Davis at Bethany. Mrs. Lindley, who is a physician and osteopath, was born at Essex, Iowa, May 23, 1865, of Welsh parentage. They have two adopted children: Lawrence, born September 15, 1909, who is a student at the Fort Monmouth Electric School in New Jersey; and Mary Elizabeth, born October 27, 1913, who is a student at Cotner College. Residence: Lincoln.
Carl Albert Lindstrom
Carl Albert Lindstrom, merchant at Gresham, Nebraska, for the past 35 years, was born at Princeton, Illinois, October 21, 1879. His father, Swan Lindstrom, was born at Jonkoping, Bjersferd, Sweden, July 23, 1849, and was a farmer in this country from 1868 until his death on August 21, 1922. His mother was born at Jonkoping, December 17, 1839 and died at Gresham, March 21, 1930.
Mr. Lindstrom attended a rural school in York County. He was a clerk for the Diers Brothers Company in Gresham, for 19 years, and since then has owned his own establishment there. He is a member of the Federation of Nebraska Retailers, the Nebraskana Society, the Osceola Country Club, and the Methodist Episcopal Church at Greshani. He is a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner, and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. His sports include golfing, hunting, and fishing. A Democrat, he has been mayor of Gresham for the past year.
He married Martha Barbee at Gresham, June 20, 1906. Mrs. Lindstrom was born at Gresham, February 12, 1885. Four children were born to this marriage: Lucile, born September 27, 1912, a student at the University of Nebraska; Eleanor, born September 11, 1918, who died February 1, 1920; Gertrude, born December 23, 1920; and Stanton, born September 21, 1928. Residence: Gresham.
Jennie Lindsey Line
Jennie Lindsey Line, a resident of Nebraska since 1880, was born at Plainfield, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1867, the daughter of Henry G. and Mary Ellen (Lindsey) Weigel. Her father, who was a teacher and farmer, was born at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1840, of German parentage, and died at Diller, Jefferson County. Nebraska, April, 1904. Her mother was born at Plainfield, November 23, 1847, and died at Diller, May 2, 1906.
Mrs. Line attended rural school. She is a member of the Nebraskana Society, is affiliated with the Congregational Church at Diller, and is a member of the Republican Party. She was united in marriage with William Carothers Line at Diller, April 6, 1892. Mr. Line, a farmer, was born at Carlisle, November 27, 1850, and died at Diller, July 26, 1928; he was twice a successful candidate for the Nebraska Legislature on the Republican ticket.
To this marriage six children were born: William Harrison, born January 12, 1893; Henry Reid, born February 14, 1894, who died, July, 1894; Florence Belle, born March 28, 1895; Mary Ellen, born July 9, 1896; Eva Jane, born May 26, 1900; and Alice Matilda, born September 1, 1903. William H. is county attorney of Sherman County, and is married to Lulu May Gunderson. Eva J. is a physician at Niles Center, Illinois, and is married to Ardell Lorman Frowufelter. Alice is a teacher in high school. Mary Ellen, who married Paul Seibert Beckwith, is a graduate of Peru Normal, and Florence Belle, who is married to Clarence Richard Steffen, is a graduate of the University of Nebraska. Residence: Diller.
Thomas Henry Line
Thomas Henry Line, physician and surgeon in Nebraska for more than fifty years, was born in Boonsboro, Maryland, April 21, 1858, son of Reuben Henry and Margueret Rebecca (Thomas) Line.
Reuben Henry Line was born in Boonsboro, October 30, 1830, and died at Marquette, Nebraska, January 16, 1913. The earliest record of the family in America is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, or thereabout in 1700. The family moved to Boonsboro, Maryland in 1760, purchasing a tract of land which is still owned by a member of the family. Margueret Rebecca Thomas was born at Keedysville, Maryland, May 29, 1834, and died at Marquette, Nebraska, September 5, 1917. Her father, who was of German ancestry, was born about 1755 and died about 1860. Her mother was of Irish extraction, born in America about 1780.
Dr. Line attended the college classes at Rush Medical College, from which he was graduated in February, 1881. He also attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, the years 1878, 1879, and 1880. He has many post graduate diplomas.
From 1884 until 1887 Dr. Line was the editor and owner of the Marquette Independent, and from 1884 until 1886 was county coroner of Hamilton County. He was secretary of the United States pension board of medical examiners from 1888 until 1893 at Aurora, Nebraska. He laid out and fixed the boundary lines for the corporation of Marquette. He was the first chairman of the board of trustees, and wrote the first ordinances of the town.
For many years he was the owner of a drug store at Ogallala, but of late years has confined his activities closely to the practice of medicine. In early 1877 he taught a term of school in Douglas County, one in Illinois the same year, and a term in Maryland in 1876. He came to Nebraska prior to 1882 and has been in the state since December of that year continuously.
has served as city physician 12 years and health officer in Central City, Nebraska.
He was county physician for several years, and during the World War
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