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M. M. Moulton
Born January 12, 1832
M. M. MOULTON, Monticello; is a native of Sandwich, Carroll Co., N. H.; was born January 12, 1832; he grew up to manhood and received his education in that State; after reaching manhood, he came West to Dixon, Ill., and remained two years, and, in 1856, he came to Iowa and located in Jones Co.; the following spring he came to Monticello. On December 10, 1858, he was united in marriage to Miss Amelia McDonald, from Peterboro, Province of Ontario; she came to Iowa in 1856. Mr. Moulton engaged in the insurance business; he was appointed United States Commissioner in 1867, and was admitted to the bar in 1867; he was elected Mayor in 1869, and was re-elected in 1870, without opposition; since 1858, when the new school law was adopted, he has been connected continuously with the School Board over twenty-one years; he was the first Secretary of the Board, in 1858, and has also served as President of the Board; very few men have been so closely identified with the educational interests of the city; he holds the office of City Marshal, and is serving his fourth term. Mr. and Mrs. Moulton have six children, three sons and three daughters—Frank R., Amelia C., Mary E., George M., Montgomery M. and Jessie W.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 676.


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