Holt County NEGenWeb Project

ADAMS, LEO T: Banker; b Page, Neb Mar 28, 1900; s of Edward Adams-Sarah Z McMillin; ed O'Neill HS; LBC; m Thelma F Dyke Sept 14, 1924 Chambers; d Elaine Maxine, Carolyn Leons; 1918- bkkpr VP Chambers State Bank; treas Chambers twp 10 years; mbr village bd 4 years; mbr sch bd 3 years; mbr vol fire dept 5 years; IOOF, past grand; Bapt Ch, SS supt 21 years, trustee; pres Holt Co SS conv; Rep, mbr exec com of Holt Co Central Com; hobbies, registered livestock, inventing, hunting; res Chambers.

ALDERSON, CLEO EDWIN: b Chambers, Neb Aug 29, 1912; s of T E Alderson-Anna Kiltz; ed Chambers HS 1930; KSTC; U of N, BA 1939; Phi Tau Theta; m Mary Margaret Doran May 21, 1939 Bartlett; mgr 1939- publisher Chambers Sun; NPA; Holt Co Press Assn; Comml Club; Presby Ch; Indep; hobby, airplanes; res Chambers.

ALDERSON, THOMAS EDWIN: Farmer; b Madison, Neb May 16, 1879; s of John M Alderson-Josephine Eckley; ed Gates Acad, Neligh; m Anna Louise Kiltz Dec 20, 1905 Chambers; s Donald Marr, Cleo Edwin, John Fredrick; d Helen Marian (Mrs Weaver Brotherton), Eva Marjorie (Mrs Lee Sammons), Elinore Margaret (Mrs Lawrence Barnett), Rosalie Jeanette (Mrs Bob Mulford), Francis Ann (Mrs Kenneth Stahly); breeder Shorthorn cattle; Farmers Union; pres Holt Co Fair bd; IOOF; Rep; hobby, trading; res Chambers.

BENTON, MERL J0SEPH: High School Superintendent; b Dixon Co, Neb Apr 12, 1901; s of Bert Benton-Bertha McAfee; ed Neb Central Acad 1921; Neb Central Coll, BA 1926; U of N; m Lillian Solt June 1, 1930 Central City; s Robert Merl; d Donna Mae; 1926-27 tchr, Plainview schs; 1927-30 tchr, Loup City, instr in music, contestants won 4 loving cups; 1930-36 supt Dannebrog schs, 1936- supt Stuart schs; mbr Stuart municipal band; pres Holt Co Athletic Assn 1938-39; past pres Loup Valley HS Activities Assn; NSTA, state representative dist 4; Comm Club; AF&AM; Quaker Ch; Indep; hobbies, music, woodwork; res Stuart.

BIGLIN, FRANK J: Furniture Dealer; b O'Neill, Neb Aug 23, 1886; s of Owen F Biglin-Margaret A McCann; ed O'Neill HS; m Constance Adams Apr 26, 1915 O'Neill; s Robert F, T Joseph; d Elizabeth, Jean, Constance, Alice; 1906- ptr in Biglin Bros Furn, Undertaking & Impls, O'Neill; Neb Funeral Dirs Assn; KC; Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, golf; res O'Neill.

BIGLIN, WILLIAM JAMES: Funeral Director & Hardware Dealer; b O'Neill, Neb Aug 12, 1890; s of Owen D Biglin-Margaret A McCann; ed O'Neill HS 1910; m Mary I Waters Jan 25 1920 Jackson; s William J Jr; d Rosemary, Ruth Anne; 1910-18 with father in undertaking & furn bus; 1918- part owner & opr Biglin Bros Furn & Undertaking, O'Neill; Country Club; KC; St Patrick's Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, golf; res O'Neill.

BRADY, FRANK JOHN: State Senator; b Atkinson, Neb Sept 15, 1894; s of J F Brady-Ella Shaw; ed Atkinson HS 1914; U of N 1914-17, 1920; Alpha Sigma Phi; m Louella Olson July 12, 1930 Red Oak Ia; s Ellwood Gay; 1920-30 with father in J F Brady Co, Atkinson; 1930- owner J F Brady Co, hay & grain; 1936-37 state sen from 22nd dist; 1937- state sen from 28th unicameral dist; 1937-39 chmn appropriation com, & mbr com on coms; 1934 mbr city coun; during World War, enl Dec 14, 1917, sgt ordnance corps, served in France, disch July 24, 1919; Amer Wildlife Fedn, regional dir 9th dist; mbr exec coun, Izaak Walton; Service Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, hunting, conservation; off J F Brady Co; res, Atkinson.

BROWN, JULIUS P: Physician & Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Dec 20, 1900; s of Joseph P Brown-Antonia Brown; ed Central HS, Omaha 1917; U of Omaha 1918-20; U of N, MD 1924; m Sophia Wefso Nov 11, 1928 Stanton, 1925-29 prac med Stewart; 1929- prac med, O'Neill; AF&AM; Indep; hobby, fishing; res O'Neill.

BURGESS, LE ROY ARTHUR: Dentist; b Bradshaw, Neb Oct 14, 1887; s of Clayton Burgess-Harriet Millsap; ed Neb Wes Acad; Neb Wes; Creighton U, DDS 1915; Xi Psi Phi; m Hazel Walker Aug 12, 1920 Page; s Warren; d Joann; 1915-16 prac dentisty (sic) with Dr M E Pettibone, O'Neill; 1916- dentist, O'Neill; 1937- mbr bd of edn; N Neb Dist Dental Soc, past pres; Neb St Dental Assn; Country Club; AF&AM, past master; Presby Ch; Indep; hobby, golf; res O'Neill.

BUTLER, GEORGE LEWIS: Retired; b Tioga Co, Penn June 30,1855; s of Welman S Butler-Eliza Ann Catlin; ed Benton Co Ia; m Rebecca Spencer Apr 28, 1879 Harlan Ia; s Bert (dec), Fred (dec), Ray Spencer; d Bertha (Mrs Jaco) Minnie (dec), Edith (Mrs Leonard Hall); came to Neb 1869, homesteaded in Holt Co, took tree claim Antelope Co, lived in sod house; traveling representative for Plano Co 2 years; in machinery bus, Ewing 2 years; clk in Carmichael Store, Ewing 6 years; 1882 1st P M Ewing; bill clk house of representatives 1893; built 1st livery barn at Ewing, located people on Holt Co homesteads; founded Ewing Advocate, oprd paper 2 years; AOUW; Select Knights; Meth Ch; Dem; hobby, gardening; res Ewing.

BUTLER, JAMES ARTHUR: Retired; b Tioga Co, Penn Dec. 15, 1861; s of Wellman S Butler-Eliza Ann Catlin; ed Benton Co la; m Ora Comstock Sept, 1887 Antelope Co; s Jay C, James D; d Ruby Winifred (Mrs Ora Switzer), Gretchen, Alberta, Cleo; 1880-1908 farmer, Antelope Co; 1908-35 RFD carrier Ewing; 1935 ret; Dem; res Ewing.

CARMONY, ARTHUR BOGGS: Store Manager; b Fairbury, Neb Nov 29, 1898; s of Frank Carmony-Sadie Boggs; ed Blue Springs HS 1921; Doane Coll 1921-22; Chillicothe Mo Bus Coll 1935; m Marcelene Rogers July 15, 1929 Yankton S D; s James Albert; d Mary Jo; 1921-27 emp by Fairmont Creamery, Crete & Concordia; 1927-32 with C R Davis Co gen mdse, Randolph; 1932-34 opr filling station, Randolph; 1936- mgr Farmers Union Gen Mdse Store, Page; during World War, enl June 27, 1917 34th div hdqrs Co 127th field arty, O/S 4 mos, disch Jan 25, 1919; Amer Leg post 315; Comml Club; Dem; hobbies, fishing, golf; res Page.

CARTER, LEW ARTHUR: Physician & Surgeon; b Mills Co, Ia Nov 20, 1875; s of Elijah B Carter-Josephine Boswell; ed Washington Kas; Kansas City U, MD 1903; in Lola Wells Nov 25, 1896, Washington Kas; d Vera (Mrs Arthur Blum), Eunice (Mrs Joel Smith), Marjorie (Mrs Vance Beghtol); 1903-13 prac med, Mahaska Kas; 1913-17 prac med, Tryon; 1917- prac med, O'Neill; city phys; mbr bd of insanity, Holt Co; med examiner Bankers Life Ins Co of Lincoln, Equitable Life Ins of N Y & Northwestern Life Ins Co, Omaha; examining surg US bur of pensions; mbr bd of edn, past pres; Holt Co chmn ARC since 1935; Holt Co Med Soc, past pres; Neb St Med Assn; hobbies, stock raising, ranching; traces ancestry to Noah Webster; res O'Neill.

CHACE, CHARLES E: Attorney; b Bayard, Neb Jan 3, 1913; s of R 9 Chace-Mildred Clifton; ed Atkinson; WSTC; U of N, LLB 1937; Phi Alpha Delta; 1937- prac law, Atkinson; Service Club; 15th Judicial Dist Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, reading law; res Atkinson.

CHITTICK, ROBERT E: Druggist; b Blue Grass, Ia July 12, 1867; s of James Chittick-Jennie Roseman; ed Stuart Ia HS; Simpson Coll, Ia; Alpha Tau Omega; m Rena Sturdevant July 7, 1891 Atkinson; s Martin B, Robert E Jr, Rupert A, Ralph J; d Florence L (Mrs Robert Mains), Ethel C; 1886-88 farmed with father in Ia; 1888-90 emp in drug store, Atkinson; 1891- owner & opr drug store, Stuart; P M 7 years; Holt Co treas 1906; mbr village bd 6 years; mbr sch bd 40 years; Comml Club; AF&AM 146, past master; Meth Ch; Rep; res Stuart.

CLARK, FRANCIS JOSEPH: Physician & Surgeon; b Menominee, Mich Nov 25, 1898; s of Joseph Clark-Bertha Kopp; ed Menominee Mich HS 1917; U of Mich, BSc 1923, MD 1925; Phi Chi; m Florence Goodenow Dec 1921 Chicago; s Francis Joseph J; 1925-26 interne Uni Hosp, Ann Arbor Mich; 1926-31 emp in surgical service, surgical interne, asst resident surg, resident surg, Long Island Coll Hosp Med School, Brooklyn N Y; 1931-34 prac med, Henderson Ky; 1934-36 prac med, Staten Island N Y; 1936- owner & opr Stuart Hosp & Clinic; during World War, enl 1917, US marine corps stationed in S C, Va, Santo Domingo, disch 1919; Amer Leg; past pres Henderson Co Ky Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; hobby, raising purebred Arabian horses; res Stuart.

CLARK, WILLIAM: Merchant; b Oakland, Ia Mar 4, 1879; s of William Clark-Martha Humbert; ed Ia; m Susie E Bay Oct 17, 1900 Oakland Ia; s Fred L, W Foy, Delbert V; d Velma (Mrs Roy Snyder); 1900- 14 farmed in Ia; 1914-17 with cattle dept of commission firm, South Omaha Stockyards; 1917-22 ranched in Holt Co; 1922- owner & opr Clark & Sons Groc, Page; past mbr town bd; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, reading; res Page.

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