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Bio. of P. H. Donlon ~ born Illinois
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: April 25, 2005 at 08:29:59
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IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934

BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES

P. H. DONLON, Ruthven. - Representative from Palo Alto county and speaker
pro tempore of the house of representatives in the forty-fifth general assembly,
grew to manhood in northern Illinois working on a farm, in a coal mine and
as public school teacher. Was a student at Illinois State Normal and the
University of Illinois. Came to Iowa in 1883 and for fifty years has been a
continuous resident of Palo Alto county, working at farming, teaching, banking
and in the postal service. For the past eleven years he has resided on a farm
near Ruthven, Iowa. Serving second term in the legislature. A democrat.

http://www.iagenweb.org/history

census information:

1880 Braidwood, Will County, Illinois

1827 John Donlan, head, widow, age 53, born in Ireland, farmer, both parents born in Ireland

1857 Annie Donlan, daughter, single, age 23, born in Illinois, keeping house, both parents born in Ireland

1861 Patrick Donlan, son, single, age 19, born in Illinois, teaching school, both parents born in Ireland

1868 John Donlan, son, single, age 12, born in Illinois, farming, both parents born in Ireland

1870 Margaret Donlan, daughter, single, age 10, born in Illinois, both parents born in Ireland

1872 Richard Donlan, son, single, age 8, born in Illinois, both parents born in Ireland

1874 Katie Donlan, daughhter, single, age 6, born in Illinois, both parents born in Ireland


June 7, 1900 Graettinger, Walnut Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa

Peter Donlon, head, born October 1859, age 40, first marriage, born in Illinois, both parents born in Ireland, wagon maker

Anna C. Donlon, wife, born November 1867, age 32, first marriage, born in Canada, both parents born in Canada, immigrated 1892, 8 years in U. S.

Patrick Donlon, brother, born March 1861, age 39, single, born in Illinois, both parents born in Ireland, clerk in bank

Jacob Stewart, boarder, born September 1865, age 34, single, born in Canada, both parents born in Canada, day laborer


April 21, 1910 2-WD Emmetsburg Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa

P. H. Donlon, roomer, age 38, single, born in Iowa, both parents born in Ireland, teller


April 20, 1910 Walnut Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa

Peter Donlon, head, age 50, first marriage, ten years, born in Illinois, both parents born in England

Annie Donlon, wife, age 42, first marriage, ten years, four children, three living, born in Canada, both parents born in Canada

Mary Donlon, daughter, age 6, born in Iowa

Thomas Donlon, son, age 3, born in Iowa

Alycious Donlon, son, age (looks like not even a month old?)


1920 Graettinger, Walnut Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa

Anna K. Donlon, head, age 52, widow, born in Ontario, father born in Ontario, mother born in Ireland

Mary Donlon, daughter, age 15, born in Iowa

Thomas Donlon, son, age 13, born in Iowa


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