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John Pistorius

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Photograph of John Pistorius, prominent farmer of Macon County, IL. (died 6/23/1910). John Pistorius lived in Boody, IL. He at one time owned 1400 acres of the best Macon County land which he divided among his children. He came here from Germany in…

Mrs. E. F. Platt (Bertha)

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Photograph of Mrs. E. F. Platt; (born 4/2/1875; died 4/8/1955). Married Edward Platt, he was twice chief of the Decatur Fire Department; she was superintendent of the Girls Welfare Home from 1920-1927. Photo by Lindquist Studio, ran in the Decatur…

Mont E. Peniwell

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Photograph of Mont E. Peniwell; (died Mar 3, 1925). Manager of the Goodman Band 1883-1903. Elected City Treasurer in 1896, served 2 terms. Elected City Clerk then and served 2 terms. Later was Deputy Co. Treasurer, County Clerk. Sheriff 1918-1922.…

David Patterson

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Photograph of David Patterson; (died Mar 7, 1919). Wealthy land owner and farmer of Macon County, IL. He was member of the Masons and Knights Templar. Photo by VanDeventer of Decatur, IL.

Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy

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Photograph of Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy, (b. 2/4/1878, d. 11/9/1932). He was Deputy County Clerk 25 years, 1907-1932. Republican precinct committeeman for 34th District over 20 years. Charter member Knights of Columbus and member St. Patrick's Catholic…

Photo of Yeoman Robert Terneus in Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Yeoman Robert Terneus; Article on back of photo; "Robert Terneus, a navy yeoman, has been placed on full time active duty in Decatur to handle all administrative work for the Decatur naval reserve. Yeoman Terneus,…

Photo of George W. Myer Shaking Hands Aboard Ship

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of George W. Myer, son of F. C. Myer Jr., 1182 W. Forest Ave., Decatur, IL.

Photo of Robert E. Lloyd in Navy White Dress Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Robert E. Lloyd, 5 Powers Lane Place, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Seaman 2nd Class Lawrence Lee in Navy Uniform.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Seaman 2nd Class Lawrence Lee; Article on back of photo: "Lawrence Lee, seaman, second class, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Lee, 1823 N. 35th St., Decatur, IL., is serving aboard the U.S. Fulton, a submarine…

Photo of Pfc. William C. Land in Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Pfc. William C. Land, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Land, Route 6, Decatur, IL.