Who's who in Dixon County, Nebraska continued...

Haase, Mrs. George : Homemaker; b Odebolt, Sac Co Ia Mar 25, 1883; d of Jacob Jenson-Agnes Carstensen; ed Emerson 1900; U of N conservatory of music; Neb Meth Hosp nurses training 1905-08; 19th reg nurse in Neb; m George H Haase Feb 1, 1911 Emerson; d Evelyn Louise (Mrs B Hayes Grimm), Carol Agnes; 1902 sch tchr Emerson; 1908-10 priv nurse; 1910 with Farmers State Bank of Emerson; during World War in surgical  dept of ARC, Emerson; ch mbr Emerson Womans Club;NFWC, 3rd dist Amer Home chmn 1937-38; OES; United Luth Ch, state pres, state VP, state treas, state young womans section, state magazine section, state life & in memoriam section of WMS; hobby, writing; res Emerson.

Hallin, Henning : Mayor; b Sweden, April 22, 1871; s of Carl Hallin-Hilda Anderson; ed Skenninge Sweden HS; m Alice Lindahl Aug 30, 1905 Wakefield; d Florence (Mrs Keith McCray); came to US 1890, located in Chicago; 1894 moved to Paxton Ill; 1903-17 in merc & real est bus, Oakland; 1917-26 in real estate bus, Allen; 1926- in real est bus, Wakefield; mayor since 1932; lic real est dir in Neb; mbr AF&AM 83 since 1930, past master, holds certificate of proficiency from grand lodge in Neb presented at Emerson Aug 26, 1939 by Luther Savage, grand custodian; Lions; res Wakefield.

Hanson, George Lynn E : Implement Dealer; b Oakland, Neb May 24, 1880; s of Robert Hanson-Sophie Toxward; ed Oakland; m Jennie Hanson  Mar 9, 1901 Oakland; s Myrle, Doyle, Lloyd, Russell; d Joyce, Blanche (Mrs J V Amick), Ivy (Mrs S Beyeler), Lyle Laverne; 1901-06 farmed in Thurston Co; 1906-09 farmed in Burt Co; 1909-22 farmed in Dixon Co; 1923- owner impl store, Newcastle; 1926-30 mayor of Newcastle, mbr city coun; 1917-25 chmn sch bd; during Sp-Amer War with 3rd Neb vol inf in Cuba 5 mos; USWV, William Kirk post of Sioux City Ia; past noble grand IOOF 268, dist dep grand master; Congl Ch; trustee; Dem; hobbies, hunting, fishing; res Newcastle.  

Hanson, Robert F : Farmer; County Supervisor; b Wakefield, Neb Mar 15, 1897; s of Nels H Hanson-Helen Fair; ed Wakefield HS; U of N 1916-17; m Ethel Felt, May 12, 1921 Wakefield; s Robert F Jr; d Helen M; 1919-26 clk Theo Carlson Gen Mdse Store, Wakefield; 1926-29 clk Corner Drug Store, Wakefield; 1929- farmer Dixon Co; 1938- chmn bridge & finance com Dixon Co, 1939 pur agt; 1937- co supvr, Wakefield; 1917-22 mbr vol fire dept; 1920-24 mgr town band; during World War with 3rd U S army T D 2nd Co, Camps Funston & Manhattan, Kans; disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg 81, adjt 1920-21; Rep; Presby Ch; hobby, coin collecting; father was Wakefield real est dir 45 years; res Wakefield.

Hanson, Victor H.R : Photogtapher; b Houtzdale, Penn Nov 9, 1885; s of Adolph Hanson-Emily Johannson; ed Barberg Sweden; Augustana Coll, Rock Island Ill; m Bess Shellington Dec 18, 1912 Wakefield; d Muriel (Mrs Charles A Nye); 1904-05 with Fred Carlson photographer, Red Oak Ia; 1905- owner Hanson's Photographic Shop, Wakefield; 1908- mbr vol fire dept, chief since 1914; 1st pres N E Neb Fireman's Assn; NNG 2nd lt; ch mbr Lions; past master AF&AM 83; past high priest RAM; Rep; hobbies, golf, tennis; father mcht & banker in Barberg Sweden 15 years; res Wakefield.

Hart, Walter Scott : Elevator Manager; b Dakota Co, Neb Oct 3, 1869; s of Samuel Ira Hart-Liza Mills; ed Dixon & Dakota Cos; m Jeanette Williams Apr 12, 1892 Allen; s Walter Doyle, Clarence I, Verle A, Ross C, Paul L; d Blanche (Mrs Bill Jones), Bernice (Mrs W F Davis); 1890-94 with father in gen store, Allen; 1894-96 with Hart's Store, Allen; 1896 agt for E E Sidman Grain Elevator, Ponca; 1896-1915 owner grain elevator, Allen; 1915-17 secy-treas Flanby Grain Co, Sioux City; 1917-25 secy treas & off mgr, Flanby Grain Co, Omaha; 1926 with Crowell Elevator Co, Omaha; 1930- mgr Crowell Elevator Co, Concord; 1900-15 town bd & sch bd mbr, Allen; recd Jordan award from Allen AF&AM; past master 236; Scot Rite 32, Sioux City; Tangier Shrine; Meth Ch; Rep; res Concord.  

Henton, Glenn William : Dentist; b York, Neb Nov 2, 1882; s of William Wheeler Henton-Rheumanda Hosmer; ed Omaha HS; Creighton U, DDS 1907; m Mollie Cofer Nov 21, 1907 Omaha; s Glenn Hosmer (dec); d Blossom (Mrs M L Baker); 1907-09 with Dr----Van Slyke, Omaha; 1909- prac in Wakefield; 1919-33 mbr city coun; 1936- pres Wakefield Cemetery Bd; Neb St Dental Assn; past pres Lions; AF&AM 83; high priest RAM 39; OES 39; elder, clk of sessions Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing; father was Omaha carp 25 years; res Wakefield.

Heydon, Mrs. Rachel : Homemaker; b Ponca, Neb Aug 12, 1902; d of John Curry-Hattie Patterson; ed Dixon; m Charles Heydon July 3, 1922 Sioux City Ia; s John Darroll; Donovan Carroll; Ralph Harold; 1933-36 co pres Amer Leg Aux, pres post 117 1934-35, VP dist 3 since 1938; past noble Rebekah 152, VP dist 30; PTA pres 1936; Woman's Guild Presby Ch; father was impl dlr in Ponca 12 years; res Ponca.

Hypse, Taniel C : Funeral Director; b Wakefield, Neb Mar 5, 1894; s of Frank Hypse-Lizzie Swanson; ed Wakefield; Carpenter Hohenschu Coll of Embalming, Des Moines; June 5, 1923 lic in Neb; m Francis Brown Oct 1920 Omaha; s James; 1915 appr N P Swanson undertaker, Omaha; 1915-28 with A M Hypse Furn & Undertaking Co, Wakefield; 1928- owner Hypse Funeral Home, Wakefield; Neb St Funeral Dirs Assn; 1933-35 mbr city coun; during World War with evacuation hosp O/S Apr 1917-July 1918; dir Lions; past comm Amer Leg 81; past master AF&AM 83; trustee-Salem Luth Ch; res Wakfield. 

Johnson, Mrs. Stina : City treasurer; b Kalmar Sweden Aug 27, 1891; d of  Frithiof Nyberg-Emma S Johanson; ed Wakefield HS; PSTC 1914; Natl Bus Training Sch, Sioux City Ia; m Reuben J Johnson May 2, 1926 Wakefield (dec); 1915-17 grade sch tchr, Sioux City Ia; 1917-26 bkkpr Farmers Natl Bank, Wakefield; 1934- secy to H B Ware of Natl Farm Loan Assn, Wakefield; 1934- city treas; 1928 pres CZ ch, PEO, treas 1923; mbr Home com 1939; Salem Luth Ch; Rep; hobby, rug weaving; res Wakefield.

Jones, William Yocum : Physician & Surgeon; b Three Rivers, Mich Sept 30, 1868; s of Thomas Jones-Emaline Yocum; ed Three Rivers HS; Sages Bus Coll; Northern Ind Sch of Pharm, PhG 1899; U of N, MD 1902; Ia Hosp for Insane 1896; m Minnie Donges Dec 11, 1902 Papillion; s Thomas Yocum, Harold William; 1902-21 prac, Wynot & St James; 1921- prac med, Ponca; 1903-21 Cedar Co phys; 1908-12 Cedar Co coroner ; 1931- Ponca city & Dixon Co phys; Five Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; IOOF 115; AF&AM 101; Scot Rite 32, Sioux City; hobbies, livestock, farming; res Ponca.

Kelly, Patrick Roche : Clergyman; b Co Limerick, Ireland July 29, 1890; s of John Kelly-Margaret Roche; ed La Salle Chris Brothers Hosp, Ireland; Mt St Joseph's Coll, Roscrea, Co Tipperary Ireland; Collegio Capranica, Rome Italy 1908-15; ordained priest Apr 3, 1915 in Rome; 1916-17 asst pastor St Peter's Ch, Omaha; 1918-23 pastor Clyde Mission Dublin; 1923-29 pastor St Joseph's Ch, Lyons; 1929- pastor St Joseph's Ch; KC; res Ponca.

Kilian, Leo Julius : Physician & Surgeon; b Columbus, Neb June 9, 1889; s of J N Kilian-Myrtle F Patrick; ed Virginia Polytechnic Inst, 1907-09; Washington U, MD 1913; 1913 interne Washington U; Phi Beta Pi; m Lois M Peters July 11, 1917 Glenwood Ia; s Leo Julius Jr; 1914 interne at St Louis Children's Hosp; 1914-15 asst resident phys in Barnes Hosp, St Louis; 1915-16 Jewish Home for Chronic Invalids; 1916-17 prac in Blair; 1917-19 during World War with U s army med corps Camp Cody 1st lt O/S Nov 1918-Mar 1919;1920 prac in Blair; 1921- prac in Wakefield; city phys; 1936-VP sch bd; Sioux Valley Med Soc; Five Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; past comm Amer Leg 81; AF&AM 83; past high priest RAM 39; father was major QMC U S army, served Sp-Amer War, past adjt gen NNG; res Wakefield.

Kingsbury, Clarence Avery : Attorney; b Mt Carmel, Ill Jan 15, 1862; s of Woster Putman Kingsbury-Elizabeth Ann Reel; ed Mt Carmel Ill; Wabash Co Normal Sch; U of SD 1888-89; m Wanda Agnes Bachman June 1, 1890 Ponca; s Leslie Herbert, Francis Rudolph, Clarence Merle; Mar 9, 1890-prac law in Ponca; 1889-92 city atty & city clk; 1900-23 Dixon Co atty; May 29, 1907 adm to prac in federal courts, Neb & Ia; pres Dixon Co Bank of Ponca; dir since 1924; 1929-chmn bd of dirs Amer State Bank of Newcastle; dir Morningside Coll, Sioux City; Dixon Co & Neb St Bar Assns; dir Comml Club; trustee Meth Ch; hobby, traveling; res Ponca.

Kingsbury, Clarence Merle : Attorney; b Ponca, Neb July 16, 1908; s of Clarence Avery Kingsbury-Wanda Agnes Bachman; ed Ponca HS; Morningside Coll, BA 1930, mbr all conf football team 1929, 1928-29 lettered in football, basketball & track; Alpha Tau Delta, Delta Theta Phi; m Lucille O'Hern July 16, 1935 Sioux City Ia; s Robert Truman; 1933 adm to prac in Neb; in ptrship with father, Kingsbury & Kingsbury, Ponca; AF&AM 101; 1939 noble grand IOOF 115; Comml Club; 1938- treas Meth Ch, trustee; 1937- chmn Dixon Co Rep Central Com; hobby, sports; res Ponca.

Kingsbury, Elmer Bingham : Attorney; b Mt Carmel, Ill Jan 23, 1868; s of Woster PutmanKinsbury-Elizabeth Ann Reel; ed Dixon Co; WSTC; La Salle U, Chicago; 1894-96 tch Dixon Co; 1902-26 publisher & editor Ponca Journal Leader; 1910 homesteaded in Meade Co SD; Nov 17, 1932 adm by exam to prac law in Neb; Meth minister in Ponca 4 years; 1938- village atty; Dixon Co & Neb St Bar Assns; Lions; AF&AM 101; Meth Ch, trustee; Rep; hobby, music; father was Meth minister 15 years in Ponca; res Allen.

Kingsbury, Francis Rudolph : Banker; b Ponca, Neb Apr 2, 1896; s of Clarence A Kingsbury-Wanda Agnes Bachman; ed Ponca HS; Morningside Coll, BA, 1919; Alpha Tau Delta; m Kathinca Nielsen May 5, 1920 Trent SD; s Francis Jr; d Lovice Marie; 1919-20 asst cash Farmers State Bank , Ponca; 1918-19 during World War with U S army 34th div hdqrs Co O/S Sept 1918- Feb 1919, disch Feb 1919; 1920- cash Bank of Dixon Co, Ponca, dir since 1924; 1927- mbr sch bd; 1928- 32 city clk; Neb Bankers Assn; past finance ofcr Amer Leg; AF&AM 101; past grand IOOF 115; trustee Meth Ch; Young Men's Rep Club; hobbies, fishing, tennis; father an atty, prac 50 yrs; res Ponca.

Kingsbury, Mrs. Kathinca : Homemaker; b Trent, SD Sept 21, 1891; d of Jens Nielsen-Marie Jensen; ed Trent SD HS; Sioux Falls Bapt Coll; Morningside Coll, Sioux City; m Francis Kingsbury May 5, 1920 Trent SD; s Francis Jr; d Lovice Marie; 1917-18 tchr of music at Rowan Ia consolidated sch; studied piano under Alexander Wurzburger & Frances Calvert Thompson, Sioux Falls SD; 1934 del st PEO conv, Wayne, 1935 del to Ord, 1929 to Hastings; 1934-36 pres ch DG PEO; 1937- corresponding secy; past worthy matron OES 168; Amer Leg Aux; past pres ladies aid, Meth Ch; hobby, piano; res Ponca.

Kneifl, John Thomas : Farmer; b Dixon Co, Neb May 17, 1876; s of Philip Kneifl-Francis Pompin; ed Dixon Co; m Elizabeth A Ross June 25, 1906 Newcastle; s Philip Raymond, William John, Richard Thomas, Harold Joseph, Michael Peter, Patrick John; d Elizabeth (Mrs Duane Calvert), Florence Geraldine, , Cecelia Marie, Esther Josephine, Mary Lou, Helen Marie (dec); 1890-1904 farmed in Dixon Co with father; 1904- farmer in Dixon Co; 1926-29 dir Newcastle Tele Co; 1916-37 road supvr Dixon Co; 1930-35 twp bd; Holy Name Soc, St Peter's Ch, past trustee; Dem; father homesteaded in Dixon Co 1870; res Newcastle.

Krause, Earnest A : Owner Harness & Shoe Repair Shop; b Germany Jan 9, 1870; s of August Krause- Wilhelmina Gearke; ed Washington Co; m Eva Comfort Sept 13, 1894 Lyons (dec); s Archie Earnest; d Myrtle (Mrs Roy Troth), Mabel (Mrs Ted Smith, dec), Zabie (Mrs Don Hammer), Gladys (Mrs Roy Wensel); 1890-1907 farmed in Thurston Co; 1907-17 farmed in Dixon Co; 1926- owner harness & shoe repair shop, Allen; 1896-1907 mbr & treas Thurston Co sch bd; 1907-26 mbr & treas Dixon Co sch bd; 1935-36 mbr town bd, Allen; 1932-36 mbr Springbank twp bd, JP; IOOF 219; Luth Ch; Rep; father farmed in Washington Co 35 years; res Allen.

Kroger, Frank H : Postmaster; b Wayne, Neb Oct 13, 1903; s of Marcus Kroger-Minnie Lerner; ed WSTC, BA 1927, 1922-23 mbr varsity basketball team; m Lucy Hoy June 5, 1928 Newcastle; s Donald Frederick; d Mary Lou; 1925-31 prin HS, Newcastle; 1931-35 supt HS; 1936 asst supvr RR, Dixon Co; 1936- P M, Newcastle; past mbr NSTA; pres Comml Club; League of Dist PM's; Dem; hobby, wood carving; res Newcastle.

Lamp, Arthur Chrisian : Editor; b Emerson, Neb July 27, 1899; s of Julius Lamp-Anne Gottsch; ed Emerson; Midland Coll 1923, editor The Midland; during World War in Midland SATC; U of N, BA 1924; m Clara Jensen Aug 7, 1928 Emerson; s Jerry Allen; 1930- editor Emerson Tri-Co Press; 1939 secy Lions; 1931-37 secy Comml Club; 1934-36 comm Amer Leg, 1936-30 adjt; St Luke's Luth Ch, mbr brotherhood; Rep; res Emerson.

Larson, Harry Nels : Attorney; b Wakefield, Neb Apr 14, 1908; s of Fred Larson-Jennie Larson; ed Wakefield HS; mbr varsity basketball & football teams; U of N, BA 1930, LLB 1933; Delta Theta Phi; m Dorothy Coe June 26, 1938 Wakefield; s William Coe; 1930-31 prin & coach Litchfield HS; 1933- adm to Neb bar, prac law in Wakefield; 1934- city atty; 1938 del to Rep st conv; Neb St Bar Assn; master AF&AM 83; Lions; Presby Ch; hobby, sleight of hand tricks; res Wakefield.

Lewis, George Henry : Dentist; b East Enterprise, Ind 1867; s of George Henry Lewis-Melvilla Sage; ed Council Bluffs Med Coll; m Lettia Perkins Feb 1, 1900 David City; d Lucille (Mrs L D McCabe); 1900- prac dentistry, Ponca; 1917-23 mbr town coun; 1916 mayor; res Ponca.

Livingston, Frank Joseph : Veterinarian; b Nanticoke, Penn Apr 2, 1885; s of John Livingston-Bridget O'Neil; ed Nanticoke, Penn; U S coll of Veterinary Surgeons, DVM 1914; m Mary McGrath May 20, 1919 Sioux City Ia; s Edward Francis, John Patrick, Robert Raymond, Charles Joseph, Samuel; d Nellie; 1914-15 with Dr Natress in Delavan Ill; 1915- prac veterinarian, Newcastle; 1936-38 town coun mbr & mayor; Neb St Veterinary Med Assn; Amer Veterinary Med Assn; St Peter's Cath Ch; hobby, raising homing pigeons; res Newcastle.

Long, Charles William : Druggist; b Orville, O May 22, 1866; s of John Long-Fiana Wilford; ed Smithville O Normal; m Anna B Heikes Apr 9, 1891 Omaha; d Adelle (Mrs William E Becker); 1885-90 clk with Long & Woodworth, Wakefeild; 1890- owner & mgr Long's Drug Store; first mgr Neb Tele Co exchange, Wakefield; 2 years clk town bd; 1897- ofcl govt weather forecaster, Wakefield; NARD; MWA; AOUW;AF&AM 83; treas RAM 39; hobby, keeping weather reports; father farmed in Wayne Co, O, 54 years; res Wakefeild.

M'Carthy, John : Attorney; b Stoughton, Wis July 19, 1857; s of James McCarthy-Catherine Driscoll; ed Albion Acad; m Nellie McGowen June 3, 1884 Ulysses; s Charles J, John C (dec), Emerson J, James J; d Amy (Mrs Frank Williams), May, Helen (Mrs Frank Steele), Margaret (Mrs Frank Duggan); 1880-82 studied law with Horace Garfield, David City; 1882-89 studied law at Emerson; 1884 adm to prac by examination, Dakota City; 1889- prac in Ponca; 1890-96 Dixon Co atty; 1890-94 mbr Neb legislature; 1902-06 U S represenitive 3rd Neb dist; Rep, 1890-1915 Dixon Co chmn, past del to state convs, 1912 del to natl conv, Chicago; Comml Club; KP; WOW; res Ponca.

M'Clintock, Mrs. Alma : Cafe Owner; b Oslo, Norway June 7, 1880; d of Andy Erickson-Susanna Nelson; ed La Crosse Wis HS; St Francis Hosp, La Cross Wis; m Grant McClintock Apr 17, 1913 West Salem Wis; d Elaine (Mrs Fred W Allen); 1905-12 nurse, West Salem Wis; 1913-23 nurse, La Crosse Wis; 1913-15 part owner cafe & bakery, West Salem Wis; 1915-23 owner Art shop, West Salem Wis; 1923- owner cafe, Wakefield; past worthy matron OES 39, del to grand ch meeting at Omaha; orator RNA; Chris Sci Ch; res Wakefield.

M'Cluskey, John : Farmer & Stockman; b Benton, Wis July 19, 1869; s of Peter McCluskey-Ellen Dougherty; ed Dixon Co; WSTC; m Mary O'Toole Aug 25, 1897 Newcastle; s Leo A, Aloysius P, William P, Thomas I, M Edmund, John J; d Regina (Mrs D C Dendinger), Elizabeth Ann (Mrs Meredith Willert); 1890-1903 tchr Newcastle & Dixon Co schs; 1900- farmer, livestock feeder; 1905-25 sch bd dist 47, dir; 1906-16, 1922-26 assessor Daily twp; 1916-20 Dixon Co assessor; Tara Cath Ch; Dem, twp commiteeman; father homesteaded in Dixon Co 1871, was twp treas; res Newcastle.

M'Coll, Allan M : Clergyman; b Glasgow, Scotland Dec 28, 1879; s of John McColl-Isabel McDougall; ed Hutchinson's grammer sch, Glasgow Scotland; Glasgow U, 1908; Presbyterian Westminster Hall, Vancouver BC, post grad work; m Grace G Campbell Aug 31, 1911 Vancouver BC; s Allan C; d Mildred (Mrs F B Spieler); 1910 pastor, Caribou, British Columbia Canada; 1910-13 pastor, Tofeld Alberta; 1913-15 pastor Kenora Ontaria; 1922-27 pastor St Paul's Presby Ch, Calgary Alberta; 1927-30 pastor Presby Ch, Gibbon; 1930-33 pastor United Presby Ch, Lincoln; 1933-36 pastor United Presby Ch, Gibbon; 1930-33 pastor United Presby Ch, Lincoln; 1933-36 pastor United Presby Ch, Hutchinson Kas; 1936-39 pastor Mt Hope Kas Federated Ch; 1939- pastor Presby Ch, Wakefield; during World War with Canadian div cycle corps Nov 1916-Sept 1919 honorary capt & chaplain; GWVA, Canada; chaplain AF&AM 134 & BPOE Calgary Alberta; hobbies, boy & girl scout work; father shipmaster mcht marines in Scotland, mbr Clan Coile; res Wakefield.

Malcolm, Walter Leroy : County Treasurer; b Allen, Neb Mar 26, 1906; s of Hayes Malcolm-Inez Reising; ed Allen HS; WSTC, BA 1934; m Lucille Johnson Mar 21, 1931 Elk Point SD; s Merle Ralph, Wayne Arthur; d Dorothy Ann, Betty Rae, Rita Mae; 1924-26 tchr Dixon Co; 1927-33 tchr Clark Center HS; 1935- Dixon Co treas; Neb Co Treas Assn; Comml Club; AF&AM 101; past noble grand IOOF 115; trustee Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, tennis; res Ponca.

Martin, Millard Milton : Insurance Agent; b Ponca, Neb Aug 31, 1893; s of Milton A Martin-Carrie Robinson; ed Ponca HS; Clemmons Normal, Fremont; m Gertie White Oct 5, 1916 Allen; d Eleanor Pearl; 1911-15 tchr Dixon Co; 1915 owned int in Journal Leader, Ponca; 1916-17 foreman The Republican, Central City; 1917-24 editor & publisher of Allen News; 1924-26 P M; 1936- gen ins agt; 1924 del to Natl ULC conv in Chicago; 1934- secy-treas Allen Co-op Credit Assn; 1936 mbr sch bd; 1937- J P Springbank twp; Lions; English Luth Ch, choir dir, SS supt; hobby, gardening; res Allen.

Maskell, Andrew H : Merchant; b Wis Dec 24, 1865*; s of John Maskell-Martha Olso; ed Dixon Co HS; m Effie Wellington Mar 5, 1895 Emerson; s Neal A, Donald A, Francis A; d Mae (Mrs A D Blatchford), Doris (Mrs George Mundt), Inga (Mrs Leland Wightman); 1885-1900 farmed in Dixon Co; 1900-31 sheriff, Dixon Co; 1934-owner gen mdse store, Maskell; IOOF, Ponca; MWA; Meth Ch; father homesteaded and farmed in Dixon Co 45 years, soldier in Neb Indian uprisings, town of Maskell bears his name; res Maskell

* Died Sept 11, 1939.

Maskell, Donald Andrew : County Clerk and Register of Deeds; b Ponca, Neb Sept 7, 1902; s of Andrew H Maskell-Effie Wellington; ed Ponca HS; Natl Bus Training Sch, Sioux City Ia; m Maude Curry June 26, 1929 Ponca; s Howard Andrew, Ralph Justin, Lloyd Alexander; 1918-22 helped father on farm in Dixon Co; 1923-24 bkkpr Farmers State Bank, Ponca; 1924-30 Dixon Co dep; 1930-34 farmed; 1935-co clk & ex-officio register of deeds; AF&AM 101; elder Presby Ch; Dem; hobby, tennis; father dec Sept 11, 1939, pioneer of Dixon Co, sheriff 30 years; res Ponca.

Maskell, Mrs. Effie : Homemaker; b Little Sioux, Ia Apr 11, 1868; d of Thomas S Wellington-Josephine Hall; ed South Sioux City, Neb; Natl Bus Training Sch, Sioux City, Ia; m Andrew H Maskell Mar 5, 1895 Emerson (dec); s Neal A, Donald A, Francis A; d Mae (Mrs A D Blatchford), Doris (Mrs George Mundt), Inga (Mrs Leland Wightman); 1884-92 tchr 8 years in Dixon Co; 1908-14 del to state WCTU convs, Hastings, Fremont, Omaha & Lincoln; org WCTU chs in Waterbury, Newcastle, Dixon & Maskell; 1908-14 press Dixon Co WCTU; past treas Presby Ch; res Maskell.

Mattison, Mrs. Gladys: Homemaker; b Ponca, Neb Oct 11, 1886; d of Perry Douthitt-Lilly Beardshear; ed Ponca HS; m Harry J. Mattison; 1937 del to Natl PEO conv at St. Louis Mo, 1937-38 jr pres ch DG; OES 168; English Luthern ch, Womens Missionary Soc; Rep; hobby, gardening; res Ponca.

Mattison, Harry J. : Retired farmer; b Dixon Co, Feb 15, 1882; s of George Mattison-Flora Myers; ed Ponca HS; m Gladys Douthitt Dec 25, 1907 Ponca; s Fay Perry, Max Ellsworth, Ross Everett, Harry Dale, George Douthitt; 1915-30 moderator sch bd dist 4; 1935- dir sch bd, Ponca; AF&AM 101; OES 168; past noble grand IOOF 115; English Luth Ch coun; Rep; father was mbr Neb legislatur; res Ponca.

Mattison, Ross : Merchant; b Ponca, Neb Apr 27, 1912; s of Harry Mattison-Gladys Douthitt; ed Ponca HS; 1929-30 mbr football team, 1928-30 mbr basketball team; Midland Coll; m Margaret Klee Apr 12, 1936 Ponca; 1935-owner & mgr Mattison's Dry Goods, Ponca; Comml Club, AF&AM 101; Eng Luth; Rep; res Ponca.

Mears, Frank A. : Banker; b Maurice, Ia Sept 29, 1873; s of J S Mears-Amelia Schreiber; ed Maurice Ia HS; m Vina B Fie Nov 1908 Maurice Ia; s Fey Frances; d Kittie (Mrs W L Corrigan); 1901-08 clk De Jong Hdw Store, Maurice Ia; 1908-12 asst cash Sioux Co Savings Bank, Maurice Ia; 1912-26 asst cash First Natl Bank, Emerson; 1926- cash & dir First Natl Bank; 1927-39 dir & treas sch bd; 1920- city coun mbr; 1926- city treas; past chmn ARC; NE Neb & Neb Bankers Assn; Lions; IOOF; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, flower growing; res Emerson.

Mitchell, James : HArness Maker; b Reedsburg, Wis May 25, 1873; s of Charles Mitchell-Laura Bennett; ed Dixon Co; m Emma M McCuen Feb 9, 1907 Laurel; s Ernest H, George M; d Myrtle M (Mrs E F Keegan), Catherine (Mrs Clayton Russell); 1889-94 with father on farm, Dixon Co; 1894-97 appr in harness bus with W H Mitchell, LaValle, Wis; 1897-1912 harness maker at Coleridge, Dixon & Pender; 1912- owner & mgr Mitchell's Harness Shop, Wakefield; 1936-38 J P Wakefield twp; 1938-39 pres Neb Leather Goods Assn; past noble grand IOOF, past dist dep; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; father homesteaded in Dixon Co 1876, farmed & taught sch 50 years; res Wakefield.

Mitchell, Kenrick R : Superintendent of Schools; b Garde City, KAs July 28, 1904; s of William S Mitchell-Elizabeth Kenrick; ed Caroll Neb; WSTC, BA 1928; U of N, MA 1936; Chicago U; Phi Delta Kappa; m Faye Bacon June 1, 1928 South Sioux City; S Richard, William; 1922-24 tchr Wayne Co; 1924-26 supt Hoskins schs; 1926-35 supt Wynot schs; 1935- supt Allen schs; NSTA; NEA; Lions; AF&AM 236; scoutmaster BSA; steward Meth Ch; hobby, BSA work; res Allen.

Mohr, Don O : Furniture Dealer & Mortician; b Ponca, Neb Oct 20, 1892; s of John A Mohr-Margaret Jane McKinley; ed Ponca HS; Barnes sch of Embalming, Chicago 1913; 1913 lic in Ill, Ia, Neb & SD; m Selma Hangman Aug 1, 1919 Le Mars Ia; s Don O; d Donna Jane; 1911-13, 1915-18, 1919-23 with father in Ponca; 1914 with Pat Hursen & Nehls & Bowman, undertakers, Chicago; during World War with QMC detachment base hosp Jacksonville Fla, Camp Greene Charlotte NC,m disch Feb 1919; 1933- owner & mgr Mohr Furniture Store, Ponca; 1933- owner Don O Mohr Mortuary, Ponca, Allen & Maskell; chmn Dixon Co Funeral Dirs Assn; Neb Funeral Dirs Assn; Natl Funeral Dirs Assn; Amer Leg post 117; AF&AM 101; Scot Rite 32, SIoux City; Presby Ch; hobby, baseball; father opr of furniture store 1886-1933; res Ponca.

Montgomery, Joseph Hugh : Farmer & Stockman; b Climbing Hill, IA Sept 27, 1873; s of Joseph S Montgomery-Isabel Bayne; ed Climbing Hill Ia HS; m May Lee June 21, 1899 Sioux City Ia; 1894-1900 farmer in Woodbury Co Ia; 1907-farmer in Dixon Co Ia; 1909-21 Dixon Co supvr; 1935-dir Wakefield Natl Bank; stockholder Farmers Union Store & Farmer's Elevator; past noble IOOF; Meth Ch; Dem; hobbies, baseball, politics; res Wakefield.

Montgomery, Mrs. May Lee : Homemaker; b Cassville, Wis May 30, 1879; d of Frank I Lee-Dora E Bark; ed Sloan Ia HS; U of Wis 1895-96; m Joseph Hugh Montgomery June 21, Sioux City Ia; past pres & past treas PEO, 1937 del to supreme conv, St. Louis Mo; OES 107; past historian Wayne ch DAR; Daughter of the Pilgrims; VP Amer Leg Aux, Anton Bokemper post 81; Presby Ch; chmn Dixon Co Dem Central Com; hobbies, flowers; father farmed in Grant, Wis 40 years; great-great grandfather Able Castle of Essex, Vt fought in Revolutionary War; res Wakefield.

Morton, Arthur : Editor; b Seward, Neb Dec 2, 1908; s of Thomas Morton-Emma Sherer; ed Seward HS; U of N; m Genevieve McNeil Aug 5, 1934 Rising City; 1934-38 printer Rising City Independent; 1939- editor Allen News; father farmer in Seward Co; Presby Ch; res Allen.

Nellis, Mrs. Edith

Nellis, Garold

Nelson, Alfred E : County commissioner; b Dixon Co, Neb Jan 14, 1877; s of Marcus Nelson-Bolletta Johnson; ed Dixon co; m Bertha Thorson Sept 26, 1906 Volin SD; s Arden Elmer, Elwin Albert; d Alvera Blanche, Marie Thelma (Mrs. William Heier), Anna Mae; 1898-1907 farmed in Dixon co; 1907-19 rural mail carrier Dixon co; 1919- farmed in Dixon co; 1930- Dixon Co commr; 1919- moderator & dir sch bd dist 40; 1919-29 clk Hooker twp; Neb Assn of Co Commrs, Clks & Supvrs; 1912- secy Maskell Luth Ch; Dem; hobby, raising white leghorn chickens; father homesteaded in Dixon Co 1872, farmed 44 years; res Newcastle.

Newton, John Edward

Nordstrom, Alfred

Northrup, Henry Udessa

Nuernberger, Louis Charles

Peterson, Wilber F

Phillips, Joseph George

Pranger, George H

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WHO'S WHO in Dixon County, Nebraska
From the WHO'S WHO in NEBRASKA, published by Nebraska Press Association. Lincoln, Nebraska 1940.

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Transcribed by Sherri Brakenhoff, Colfax County, Nebraska coord.