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Charles L. Hovey

Dublin Core

Title

Charles L. Hovey

Subject

Charles L. Hovey
Illinois Central Railroad
P.D.&E. Railroad
Cereal Mill
V.H. Parke & Son
Decatur Milling Co.
Illinois Masonic Home
superintendent
Sullivan, IL
The Youth's Companion
Normal, IL
Masons
worthy grand patron
Decatur Chapter No. 111
Order of the Eastern Star
Masonic Home board
Sleeth
Decatur Herald and Review
Decatur, IL
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Charles L. Hovey (D. 3/1/1917). He came to Decatur from Bloomington in 1880, and worked as an agent for the Illinois Central Railroad and the P.D.&E. Railroad for 18 years. He also worked for the Cereal Mill, V.H. Parke & Son, and Decatur Milling Co. In 1904, he was appointed the superintendent of the Masonic Home in Sullivan, IL, where his wife was also named matron. They worked there for 8 years. In 1913, he became the district agent for the The Youth's Companion and moved to Normal, IL. He and his wife was prominent in Masonic circles, was a member of the Masonic Home board, and a worthy grand patron of the Order of the Eastern Star Decatur Chapter No. 111. The photo was taken by Sleeth, and used in the Decatur Herald or Daily Review.

Creator

Sleeth, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Hovey, Charles L.

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1900

Contributor

Charles L. Hovey

Rights

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Relation

goes with BIO177

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO178

Coverage

Charles L. Hovey, Illinois Central Railroad, P.D.&E. Railroad, Cereal Mill, V.H. Parke & Son, Decatur Milling Co., Illinois Masonic Home, Sullivan IL, The Youth's Companion, Normal IL, Mason, worthy grand patron, Order of the Eastern Star Decatur Chapter No. 111, Sleeth, Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4.25x6.5"