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Bio. of William J. Dreessen ~ born in Crawford County, Iowa
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: April 25, 2005 at 13:08:47
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IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934

BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES

WILLIAM J. DREESSEN, Breda. - Representative of Crawford county, was born in Crawford county August 19, 1890. He received his education in the common schools, and was united in marriage to Miss Wilhelmina Groen of Crawford
county, March 12, 1913. To this union six children were born, Alfred W., Marvin R., Leonard H., Dorothy Jane, Norma Elaine and Donna Bell. He has been engaged in farming all his life, held office of assessor of Jackson township for a
term of six years, and now holds the office of democratic committeeman of Jackson township in Crawford county. He is a member of the Presbyterian church, and a member of the Masonic order. He has been president of the Crawford County Farmers Union for the past eight years and is also director of the Farmers Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Serving his first term in the legislature. A democrat.

http://www.iagenweb.org/history

census information:

June 11-12, 1900 Jackson Township, Crawford County, Iowa
(this was very hard to read in parts)

Herman Dreessen, head, born August 1870, age 30, married ten years, farmer, born in Germany, both parents born in Germany

Maggie, Dreessen, wife, born March 1869, age 31, married ten years, six children, four living, born in Germany, both parents born in Germany

William J. Dreessen, son, born Aug. ???? age 9, born in Iowa, at school, both parents born in Germany

T???? Dreessen, daughter,

Martha Dreessen, daughter

John Dreessen, son


April 22, 1910 Levey Township, Sac County, Iowa

Herman F. Dreessen, head, age 40, married 20 years, farmer, Germany, Germany, Germany

Maggie Dreessen, wife, age 41, ten children, eight living, Germany, Germany, Germany

William J. Dreessen, son, age 18, farm laborer, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Tillie Dreessen, daughter, age 17, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Martha D. Dreessen, daughter, age 12, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

John Dreessen, son, age 9, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Louis T. Dreessen, son, age 7, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Kate Dreessen, daughter, age 5, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Emily Dreessen, daughter, age 3, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany

Herman Dreessen, son, age 6 months, born in Iowa, Germany, Germany


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