|GUY N. BEVER.|
Guy N. Bever, who is filling the position of county
attorney in Goshen county and makes his home in Torrington, comes to
the west from Iowa. his birth having occurred in Brooklyn, that
state, on the 23d of December, 1881. His parents were John A. and
Susan G. (Moore) Bever, who were farming people. The father is now
deceased, but the mother is still living and makes her home in
Guy N. Bever was the youngest in a family of seven children, having three brothers and three sisters. When a little lad of six years he became a pupil in the public schools near his father’s home and eventually reached the high school of Brooklyn, thus becoming well qualified by educational training for the responsible duties of life. Believing that the west offered excellent opportunities to the ambitious young man, he made his way to Wyoming in 1906, when twenty-five years of age, and took up a homestead in Goshen county. He then devoted five years to raising cattle upon the plains of Wyoming but in 1911 returned to the Mississippi valley, and spent one year as a student in the Valparaiso University at Valparaiso, Indiana. He had determined upon the practice of law as a life work and with that end in view next entered the Indiana College of Law at South Bend, from which he was graduated as a member of the class of 1914. He remained in Indiana until 1915 and in May of the latter year returned to Wyoming, taking up his abode at Torrington, where he has since followed his profession, and in 1916 he was elected to the office of county attorney, in which position he has since served, making an excellent record through the capable manner in which he discharges his duties. He is an able young lawyer, thorough in all that he undertakes, and his careful preparation of his cases is one of the strong elements in his growing success at the bar. He is further extending his efforts at the present time in the organization of the Goshen County Abstract & Title Company.
On the 7th of February, 1916, Mr. Bever was united in marriage to Miss Jeannette Hood and they have one son, John Hood. Mr. Bever votes with the democratic party, of which he has been a stalwart supporter since age conferred upon him the right of franchise. He is a third degree Mason and also is connected with the Knights of Pythias. He is actuated in all that he does by a spirit of progress, prompted by laudable ambition, and his course has been marked by steady advancement, brought about by a wise use of the chances which have come to him.