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R. L. Duer
Born September 1, 1843
R. L. DUER, Recorder of Jones Co., Anamosa; is a native of the city of Baltimore, and was born September 1, 1843. He grew up and received his education there. After reaching manhood, he lived there until 1870, when he came to Iowa and located in Jones Co., at Monticello, and engaged in mercantile business with his brother. In 1874, he was elected Recorder of Jones Co., and was re-elected to the same office in 1876, and was again re-elected in 1878, and is now serving his third term. He was united in marriage to Miss Lucy R. Smith, from the city of Boston, January 6, 1876; they have one daughter—Alice L.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 553.


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