Biography of William H. Moon
Marion County, IA Biographies





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.

From:
History of Marion County, Iowa
And its People
John W. Wright, Supervising Editor
W. A. Young, Associate
Vol II
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chiago 1915


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