Biography of Joseph Scandridge
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Joseph Scandridge, who owns one hundred and sixty acres of excellent land in Pilot township, is giving much attention to stock raising and finds that occupation very profitable. He was born in this county on the r3th of September, 1882, of the marriage of James and Sarah Scandridge, further mention of whom is made elsewhere in this work.

Joseph Scandridge remained at home until he attained his majority and then worked as a farm hand until 1904, when he purchased his present farm, which comprises one hundred and sixty acres on sections 7 and 18, Pilot township. He concentrates his energies largely upon the raising and feeding of stock and is meeting with gratifying success in that occupation. He understands the principles that underlie stock raising and takes great care to secure the proper housing and feed for his animals, which are of a high grade.

In 1903 Mr. Scandridge married Miss Emma Davis, who was born in this state and is a daughter of Thomas Davis, a sketch of whom appears elsewhere in this volume. Mr. and Mrs. Scandridge have a son, Lloyd E., who was born on the 31st of May, 1904.

Mr. Scandridge is a republican but has never desired to hold public office, although he manifests a commendable interest in public affairs. His wife belongs to the Methodist Protestant church and takes an active part in its work. Mr. Scandridge is one of the most successful of the younger generation of stock raisers and his work is characterized by energy and progressiveness, qualities which do much to insure success in any line of endeavor.

From:
History of Iowa County, Iowa
And its People
By: James C. Dinwiddie
Vol II
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chiago 1915


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