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Other Iowa Biographies

Other Iowa Biographies

This page contains biographies of Iowa pioneers not listed in the county or state biography pages.  

If you wish to submit a biography of your Iowa pioneer, send e-mail to Linda Suarez.  

Please do not submit biographies without permission from the author (if written in 1922 or later). You may list a biography (with surnames) here and include a contact instead of the biography text, if you prefer.

They Went to Oklahoma - Iowa connections in "The Story of Oklahoma" Volume III by Joseph B. Thoburn and published in 1916 by The American Historical Society - from the Fayette County IAGenWeb site (thanks Linnie Howell!).

Biographies available for: Pilander Baird ~ Frank W. Bryant ~ James Ambrose Cairns ~ Frank Bruce Collins ~ Toussaint H. DuBois ~ Leslie T. Huffman ~ Amil J. Japp ~ James C. M. Krumtum ~ Oliver H. Leonard ~ Percival E. Magee ~ Frederick Clayton Maxwell ~ Orman E. McCartney ~ William W. Noffsinger ~ A. W. Patterson ~ George M. Porter ~ Simpson B. Richards ~ James B. A. Robertson ~ Fred G. Shaw ~ William Tilghman

Kitterman Biographies - compiled and submitted by Virginia Perry

Joseph Kitterman ~ Mary Magdalena Kitterman ~ Henry Thomas Kitterman ~ Elias Clark Kitterman ~ Ola Kitterman ~ Alexander Kitterman ~ William Archibald Kitterman ~ Samuel Ancil Kitterman ~ Elias Kitterman ~ George Washington Kitterman

Other surnames include: Archibald, Anderson, Bowlin, Brodhead, Chitwood, Danner, Davis, Edmunds, Enlow, Fettrey, Giltner, Grimes, King, Koontz, Lynch, Miller, Morgan, Paisley, Redman, Thompson, Wade, Wilson, Wymen

Moroni Traxler Biography - submitted by Denell Brooks.

Wilson Brewer Founder of Newcastle, IA, which became Webster City, IA.  Reminiscences of Newcastle, Iowa 1848: A History of the Founding of Webster City, Iowa. Des Moines: Historical Department of Iowa, 1921.  Submitted by Dale Lange.

Lucinda Harmon - The Montrose Journal, Montrose, Lee County, Iowa submitted by Terri Gail Ann Whitelaw Miller, 8379 Palm Springs Drive, Cordova, TN 38018

The Simplot Family (of Dubuque and Hardin Counties, Iowa) - submitted by Alan Miller

Frederic Charles Jungck Biography - compiled and submitted by Patricia Joyce Flynn Erickson.

Woman's Who's Who of America: a biographical dictionary of contemporary  women of the United States and Canada 1914-1915. John William Leonard,  Editor-in-Chief. New York: American  Commonwealth Co., 1914. - submitted by Richard Barton

Past Remembrance- A Gift of Love, by Isabell Frazier Haworth League - submitted by Heatherdawn

Rev. Chauncey Darby Biography - submitted by Lynda & B.J. Ozinga

The Brockways of Eastern Iowa - submitted by John H. Brockway

The Horton Family of Iowa - submitted by John H. Brockway

The Letts Family - submitted by John H. Brockway

The Cummins Family - submitted by John H. Brockway

Eli Quam - submitted by Robert Quam

James Richard Sanders - submitted by Jim Sanders

George Washington Kretzinger - submitted by Lisa R. Cretsinger

Elijah Wishart - submitted by Mary Campbell Ballard

Harriett Mable Cramer - submitted by Mary Eldridge