Biography of William P. Hunt
Louisa County, IA Biographies





WILLIAM P. HUNT.
One of the prosperous agriculturists of Morning Sun township is William P. Hunt, who was born in Louisa county on the 23d of January, 1862. His parents were Stephen G. and Josephine (Curran) Hunt, the father a native of Wayne county, Indiana, and the mother of Maryland. They were among the pioneer settlers of Louisa county, where the father engaged in agricultural pursuits and where they passed away.

William P. Hunt has spent his entire life in Louisa county, in whose common schools he obtained his education. After laying aside his text books he engaged with his father in the cultivation of the home farm, remaining with his parents as long as they lived. He has always engaged in farming and now owns one hundred and fifty acres of land on sections 21, 22 and 29, Morning Sun township. Here he carries on general farming but makes a specialty of raising stock, particularly horses and hogs. This business has proven to be most lucrative and Mr. Hunt is recognized as one of the successful and substantial agriculturists of his township.

Mr. Hunt married Miss Mamie E. Nelson of Ringgold county, Iowa, whose parents are both now deceased. He gives his political support to the republican party and has for years served as a school director, the cause of education, always finding in him a strong supporter. He is one of the well known citizens of Morning Sun township, where he has lived practically his entire life and has many friends, by whom he is highly regarded.

From:
History of Louisa County, Iowa
From Its Earliest Settlement to 1912
Vol II
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chiago 1912


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