Elmer R. Elder and His Family

Dublin Core

Title

Elmer R. Elder and His Family

Subject

Elmer R. Elder
unknown women
unknown children
Elder family
Mayor of Decatur
Assistant Supervisor of Decatur Township
Decatur Township
board of supervisors
chairman of hard roads
Route 10
Staley Viaduct
Grace Methodist Church
Masons
Modern Woodmen of America
Lions Club
Rembrandt Studios
Decatur Herald and Review
Decatur, IL
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

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 Township. He was also chairman of hard roads, and was instrumental in the construction of the first hard road in Macon County, Route 10, west of Decatur. The Staley Viaduct was also built during his administration. Elder was a member of Grace Methodist Church, the Masons, the Modern Woodmen of American, and the Lions Club. The photo was taken by Rembrandt Studios, and was used in the Decatur Herald or the Daily Review.

Creator

Rembrandt Studios, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Elder, Elmer R.

Publisher

Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

c. 1920

Contributor

Elmer R. Elder, unknown woman, unknown children

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

BIO132

Coverage

Elmer R. Elder, Elder family, mayor of Decatur, board of supervisors, Assistant supervisor of Decatur Township, chairman of hard roads, Route 10, Staley Viaduct, Grace Methodist Church, Masons, Modern Woodmen of America, Lions Club, Rembrandt Studios, Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

7x5"

Files

BIO132-ELDER_ELMER_R & FAMILY, 4-22-1923.jpg

Citation

Rembrandt Studios, Decatur, IL , “Elmer R. Elder and His Family ,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed June 3, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2050.