Edward McNeil, a worthy native son and representative agriculturist of Iowa county, owns and operates an excellent
farm of one hundred and twenty acres on section 16, York township, in which township he was born on the 26th of
September, 1881. His father, B. F. McNeil, is a native of Maine. His mother is deceased, having passed away on
the 18th of September, 1912. To Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McNeil were born two children, Edward and Hugh.
Edward McNeil attended the common schools in the acquirement of an education and since starting out upon his business
career has devoted his attention to farming, now owning a rich and productive tract of land embracing one hundred
and twenty acres. The property has all modern improvements and the well tilled fields annually yield golden harvests
in return for the care and labor bestowed upon them.
Since age conferred upon him the right of franchise Mr. McNeil has given his political allegiance to the democracy,
while his religious faith is that of the Catholic church. His life has been upright and honorable in all relations
and he is well known and highly esteemed in the county where he has resided from his birth to the present time.
History of Iowa County, Iowa
And its People
By: James C. Dinwiddie
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Iowa County, IA
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