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Solomon Francis Prouty

Solomon Francis Prouty, American congressman. Member Iowa House of Representatives, 1879; Mason (32°), Knights of Pythias, Elk.

Background

  • Prouty, Solomon Francis was born on January 17, 1854 in Delaware, Ohio, United States. Son of William Prouty.

  • Education

    • Student, Central University of Iowa, Pella, 1870-1873, 1875-1877, Bachelor of Arts, A.M. Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1873-1875.

    Career

    • Professor Latin, Central University of Iowa, 1877-1881. Admitted to bar, 1882, and practiced at Pella, Iowa, until 1891, since at Des Moines. Also interested in business enterprises.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Iowa House of Representatives, 1879. Mason (32°), Knights of Pythias, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Ida E. Warren, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, January 19, 1887.
    • father: William Prouty. Prouty
    • spouse: Ida E. Warren
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