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|Robert Edmund Hill
November 24, 1895–January 16, 1961
|Robert Edmund (Ed) Hill, former newspaper publisher, Republican party official, and farm operator, died at his home in Oxford Junction, Iowa, January 16, 1961; born at Elwood November 24, 1895, the son of William S. Hill; graduated from Maquoketa high school, Cornell College at Nount Vernon in 1915, and attended the State University of Iowa; served in the navy during World War I; married at Lost Nation in 1920 to Alma Christensen who died in 1937; edited and published the Oxford Mirror, Wyoming Journal, and Lost Nation Press for 25 years before his retirement from journalism in 1953; became executive secretary to the Republican state central committee in 1941, served as executive assistant to Governor Robert D. Blue form 1945-1949, and directed Iowa campaign of Senator Robert D. Taft for the Republican presidential nomination in 1952; operated two farms near Maquokets, and had been an area fieldman, serving 16 northeast counties, with the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation for the last six years; married at Maquoketa to Laura Ingals February 12, 1941; was a 32nd degree Mason of Harbor lodge at Lost Nation; survived by his wife and a son, Dr. Robert E. Hill Jr., associate professor at Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Indiana.
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