Archive for January 10th, 2010

Men of Affairs in Carroll and Carroll County

January 10, 2010

These odd little biography/profiles were found in 1917 editions the Carroll Herald (Carroll, Iowa) newspaper:

S.H. HOLLEY
He worked in a jewelry store for four years – Morrison, ILL
Delivering organs for his father in the eighties – Nebraska
Teaching the boy the old man’s tricks
Make ??? Wallet Loans. And Kimball Pianos Gulbranson-Dickenson His Leaders
The Head of the H.S. Holly Music House
He has tons more pianos in this part of the country than any other man.

Carroll Herald Jan 10, 1917

Dr. L.G. PATTY
As a young man on the farm
He taught school
Finished at Carroll High School 1883
Graduate Ames 1887
Jefferson Philadelphia 1892
Since 1898 Practicing Physician – Carroll
He has taken Post Graduate courses at Chicago Polyclinic
Summer School of Medicine Boston?
Has attended ????? meeting of the Clinical Congress – New York
Philadelphia and London, Eng.
He likes to fish
He is a 32nd degree mason and never misses a meeting of the shrine
Member County State and American Medical Associations
He has been Health Officer for 15 years
How did it Happen?

Carroll Herald Jan 31, 1917

F.C. ROSS
He started in the electric business when only 12 years
Helphing his father at Linclon, Neb.
For 2 1/2 years member of National Guard
First Lieutenant Co.”D” 34th Regiment
Member of ?A.M.
He is fond of hunting
In his Super STE
He loves to fish
He came to Carroll in 1905 and rebuilt the station and at the end of ? months was made manager of the Carroll Light & Heat Co. which was absorbed in ??? 1915 by the Iowa Light, Heat, & Power Co. of which Co. he is district manager
Carroll has the district offices for 20 properties in Iowa, thereby making it an industry of importance to the city.

Carroll Herald Mar 7, 1917