William Howard Moon is well known in Marion county as a representative of newspaper interests inasmuch as he
is editor and proprietor of the Bussey Record. He was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, April 5, 1894, a son of John and
Isabel Moon. The removal of the family to Marion county gave William Howard Moon the opportunity of pursuing his
education in the schools of Bussey, from which he was graduated on the 21st of June, 1908. Since that time he has
been identified with newspaper publication and his advancement in this connection has placed him among the representative
young newspaper men of this section of the state. He studies modern methods of journalism, which he readily adapts
to the needs of his paper, and in disseminating both local and general news he gives to his patrons a publication
which is highly satisfactory.
Mr. Moon is identified with several fraternal organizations, holding membership with the Ancient Order of United
Workmen, of which he is the financier; the Woodmen of the World and the Improved Order of Red Men. In the last
named he is a past sachem of Elk Tribe, No. 101. His political allegiance is given to the democratic party and
he studies closely the questions of the day, keeping in touch with the policy of the party as outlined by its leaders.
He stands for advancement at all times and since reaching man's estate has been an active factor in Bussey in promoting
those interests and measures which are a matter of civic virtue and civic pride.
History of Marion County, Iowa
And its People
John W. Wright, Supervising Editor
W. A. Young, Associate
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Marion County, IA
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