The Kansas Gazeteer & Business Directory For 1888-1889
Eldred . In Barber County, 25 miles from Medicine Lodge, the county seat, and 18 west of Kiowa, its nearest banking and shipping point. W.S. Parsons, postmaster.
(Contributed by Kim Fowles).
The Eldred Post Office was established 1 June 1886 and discontinued 28 Feb 1903. It was reopened 13 May 1908 and discontinued 15 Oct 1908. -- Source: Post Offices in Kansas, 1828 - 1961, The Kansas State Historical Society.
Samuel A. Hayes Civil War veteran.
Robert D. Simpson, Co. E, 78th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Civil War.
George Straw Union Civil War veteran
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