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S. T. Pierce
Born March 1, 1830
S. T. PIERCE, attorney at law, Anamosa; is a native of Canton, St. Lawrence Co , N.Y., and was born March 1, 1830; he grew up to manhood and received his education in that State; he studied law in the office of Hon. John L. Russell, and was admitted to the bar in September, 1853; he came West to Iowa the same year, and located in Anamosa and engaged in the practice of law. Shortly after he came, he was elected District Attorney; in 1856, he was appointed District Attorney of Dubuquc County; there is no attorney in practice in Jones Co. that was here when he came, in 1853, and since then he has practiced his profession in this county and in the north part of the State. Among those who have read law under him, five or six have been elected Judges in the different courts.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 572.


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