North Dakota History and People; Outlines of American History Volume 2

North Dakota History and People; Outlines of American History Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...with the Masons, the Yeomen and the Foresters. His religious belief is that of the Methodist church and his life is guided according to its teachings. Politically he is an earnest republican and for five years has filled the ofiice of assessor of Voltaire township and has also been township clerk. He has likewise served on the school board since 1901 and the cause of education finds in him a stalwart champion who puts forth every possible effort to advance the interests and raise the standard of the schools of his community. ALBERT E. JONES. Albert E. Jones, of Lisbon, active in the business circles of the city as a real estate dealer and president of the Jones Lumber & Implement Company, is actuated in all that he docs by a progressive spirit that never falls short of the accomplishment of his purp0sBHe was born in Hudson, Wisconsin, on the 13th of May, 1865, and is a son of Jerome B. and Maria L. (Egbert) Jones, both of whom were natives of Indiana. They were married in Wisconsin, however, having removed to that state with their iespective parents. The mother died in 1908 but the father is still a resident of Hudson, where he is living retired after long connection with active business interests there. Liberal educational opportunities were accorded Albert E. Jones, who after completing a course in the Northwestern University at 'Evanston, Illinois, entered the employ of the McCormick Harvester Company in 1885. He was associated therewith until 1890, when he removed to Fargo, North Dakota, and continued in the machine business with other firms until 1896. He then embarked in the real estate business on his own account in Fargo, continuing there until 1899, when he removed to Lisbon, where he opened a real estate ofiice, since...show more

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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 953g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236867122
  • 9781236867124