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Mrs. Bertha Gray Storer

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Photograph of pencil sharpener invented by Mrs. Bertha Gray Storer. She was the wife of Will Storer and former Decatur resident, died 7/7/1936 in Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of Alonzo and Rachael Gray. She was the organist at Grace…

Mrs. David S. (Anna) Shellabarger

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Photograph of Mrs. David S. (Anna) Shellabarger; born 1/8/1843; died 6/28/1928; married David S. Shellabarger, 1/6/1862; who was founder of the Shellabarger Milling Co. She was a charter member of Stapp's Chapel, which later became Grace Methodist…

Mrs. David S. (Anna) Shellabarger

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Photograph of Mrs. David S. (Anna) Shellabarger; (died 6/28/1928). She was the daughter of David Krone, pioneer Drug Store in Decatur. She was a charter member of Stapp's Chapel, which later became the Grace Methodist Church. She traveled extensively…

Sherman J. McClelland

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Photograph of Sherman J. McClelland (born 1/12/1864; died 6/14/1945). In whole sale grocery business from 1888-1928, later going into real estate and insurance. Member and past president Millikin University board of managers. Former manager of the…

Elmer R. Elder and His Family

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Photograph of Elmer R. Elder (b. 1/13/1878, d. 2/4/1928) and his family. Elder was elected mayor of Decatur in 1923 over Dan Dinneen. He entered politics in 1920, and was elected to the board of supervisors as the Assistant Supervisor of Decatur…