Oliver Perry Myers diary, 1872-1873

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Title

Oliver Perry Myers diary, 1872-1873

Subject

Children; Boys; Farmers

United States -- Iowa -- West Chester

1870-1880

Description

Diary kept by Oliver Perry Myers (1856-1933), of West Chester, Iowa. Though Oliver worked many hours a week on the family farm, he also received a strong education. After completing high school, he attended the University of Iowa and graduated as the class valedictorian in 1880.<br><br>Oliver studied law with two different law firms in Iowa City and in Newton. He completed his studies and practiced law in Newton. He also became involved in politics, and served as a State Senator for the 29th District beginning in 1930. He died on March 6, 1933.

Creator

Myers, Oliver Perry, 1856-1933

Publisher

State Historical Society of Iowa

Date

1872

2006-11

Rights

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