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Robert Simons bio
Posted by: M. Knight (ID *****8996) Date: October 07, 2002 at 17:50:27
In Reply to: Re: William Lovelady 1811-1896, Simons by M. Knight of 326

There is also a biography in the History of Fremont County, Iowa, for Robert SIMONS, as follows:
Robert Simons, joint editor, Sidney Union-Advocate, Sidney, Iowa. He was born May 31, 1846, in Leicestershire, England. Came to America, locating at Albany, NY, in August 1856. In 1857 came to Iowa, finding a location at New London in Henry County. In 1863, Mr. Simons came to Fremont, and has since resided in the county. He was admitted to the bar, as a practicing attorney, in 1868. At about the same time, he became principal of the Hamburg schools, retaining the position for three years. He was then elected county superintendent of schools, holding the position for a term of two years. At the expiration of his term of service, he purchased the American Union of Sidney, which he published for two years, when he sold his interest in the paper and went to Indiana. After an absence of a year, he again returned to Sidney. In April 1880, he purchased a half interest in the Union-Advocate, in connection with his present partner. Mr. Simons married April 7, 1870 to Hannah M. COSAND of Sidney. They have one child, Percy, born December 25, 1870. (end)

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