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Frank Moody Mills, business manitoba. Mason (32° Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Mills, Frank Moody was born on April 4, 1831 in near Ladoga, Indiana, United States. Son of Dan and Janet Westfall Mills.

Education

Wabash College, 1843-1845, honorary Bachelor of Arts, 1921, as of 1849.

Career

Began in printing office at 14 and at various times newspaper, lawbook and magazine public, Des Moines, Iowa, and Springfield, Illinois. Public in Des Moines, 40 years. Merchant, farmer, stock raiser, builder of electric rys. and lighting plants.

Builder and now president Sioux Falls Traction System. Established several city and inter-city bus lines. State printer of Iowa 3 terms, state binder 4 terms.

Recruited 10th. Iowa Infantry for Civil War. Ex-president S. Dak. Society S.A.R. Honorary member Lambda Chi Alpha, 1921 (Wabash College).

Republican from organization of the party, 1856.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Mills Family and Its Collateral Branches, 1881. Index Digest of First Ten Volumes of the American Trotting Register, 1892. Jinglets, 1914

    • Early Days in a College Town, 1925.

Membership

Mason (32° Knights Templar, Shriner).

Connections

Married Anna America Ross, of Cincinnati, O., December 26, 1854 (died May 25, 1885).; married second, Annette Crawford, of Winterset, Iowa, December 11, 1888. Children: Frank Leonard (deceased), Blanche (deceased), Anna (deceased), Dan Ross, Robert Lusby (deceased), Kitty, Mary, Ethel (deceased), Roger Clarkson.

father:
Dan Mills

mother:
Janet Westfall Mills

spouse:
Anna America Ross

spouse:
Annette Crawford

child:
Mary Mills

child:
Frank Leonard Mills (deceased)

child:
Dan Ross Mills

child:
Roger Clarkson Mills

child:
Ethel Mills (deceased)

child:
Blanche Mills (deceased)

child:
Anna Mills (deceased)

child:
Kitty Mills

child:
Robert Lusby Mills (deceased)