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Walter Fremont Jellison

Walter Fremont Jellison, American farmer. Mason.

Background

  • Jellison, Walter Fremont was born on May 31, 1862 in Taylors Falls, Minnesota, United States. Son of Charles William and Sarah Elizabeth (Messer) Jellison.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Stillwater, Minnesota, 1880.

    Career

    • Railway fireman, later engineer N.P. R.R., until 1897, S.P. Railway, 1898-1900 (resigned on account of ill health). Engaged in mercantile business, La Salle, Montana. Farmer since 1902, pioneering in cultivation of alfalfa in Flathead Company, Montana.

      Founded notable Holstein herd. Appeared before Federal Power Commission, Washington, District of Columbia, as advocate of Flathead County in power development of Flathead River, 1929. Officer Columbia Basin Irrigation League, Flathead County Farm Bureau (secretary tax committee), etc.

    Politics

    Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Hester Elizabeth Hay, of Red Lodge, Montana, June 26, 1895. Children: Marshall (deceased), Caroline Ella (Mistress.
    • father: Charles William Jellison
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Messer) Jellison
    • spouse: Hester Elizabeth Hay
    • children: Marshall Jellison (deceased)
    • Caroline Ella (Mrs Jellison
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