Saturday, July 6, 2013

Edgar Joseph Fisher.

Picture plub. date 1921.
Edgar Joseph Fisher.

Birth: Dec. 12, 1881.
Death: Aug. 13, 1936.

Parents: James L. Fisher (1841 - 1926), Mary Ann Holroyd Fisher (1853 - 1894)

Wife: Mary Annice Fisher (1893 - 1978).

Burial: Ozro Falls Cemetery, Hewins, Chautauqua County, Kansas.

Edgar Joseph Fisher, Real Estate and Hall Insurance, Cedar Vale.  Mr. Fisher was born January 12, 1880, near Galena, in Cherokee County, Kansas, and moved with his parents to a farm near Cedar Vale, Kansas, where he worked on the farm and attended the public schools, graduating from the Cedar Vale, High School at 16, and then Emporia, Kansas State Normal at 21.  He then taught school four years, and farmed several seasons.

He was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1907 and again in 1909.  He was a volunteer worker and served on the Legal Advisory Board during the world war.  Mr. Fisher is now engaged in the oil and real estate business at Cedar Vale, Kansas, and owns a good ranch near town.

His neighbors have showered him with offices;  He is now Secretary of the men's Bible Class, treasurer of the board of trustees of the Methodist Church, chairman of the board of education, Police Judge and Justice of the Peace.  His wife was Mary Annice Taylor and they have three bright young boys.   

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