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C. F. McGrew
Born 1856
C. F. McGREW, Principal of High School, Olin; born in Henry Co., Iowa, in 1856; came to Jones Co. in 1864, to Wyoming, and attended the Lenox Institute at Hopkinton, Iowa, in 1866; learned the printer's trade at Wyoming; was in the drug business at Springville, Iowa, from 1876 to 1878, then to Olin; admitted to the bar March 5, 1879; has just been elected County Surveyor on the Republican ticket; in religion, liberal. He has the surveyor's compass once owned by John Brown, of Harper's Ferry notoriety.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 648.


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