Photo of John G. Imboden

BIO186-IMBODEN_JOHN_G, 5-7-1904.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of John G. Imboden

Subject

Biography
Cattleman
Cattle Breeder
Livestock
Meat Market
Decatur, IL.
Photo File: Biography

Description

Photograph of John G. Imboden; (died 10/15/1925). He was internationally known as a cattle man. he was widely recognized as a judge of cattle, having judged in Madison Square Garden in New York and at the Chicago World's Fair. He was for several years president of the Illinois Livestock Breeders Assn. He was first with his father, John Imboden in the cattle slaughtering business at 162 S. Main, His father died in 1880 and he and his brother Cyrus continued in the business. He retired from the meat market business in 1900 and devoted his time to buying, feeding, and sell cattle. Later his son, Edward P. Imboden, became associated with him and the name J.G. Imboden and Son represented prized winning stock at exhibitions for years. He served on several national livestock committees and was connected with the Breeders Gazette Magazine. His home was known as Wayside Place, three-fourths of a mile south of Lake Decatur on the Franklin St. road. (Inf. clips, microfilm and D&MC History). Photo by Vandeventer of Decatur and ran Review May 7, 1904.

Creator

Vanvender Studio of Decatur, IL.

Source

Photo File: Biography

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur & Macon Co. History
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

5/7/1904

Contributor

John G. Imboden
Vandeventer Studio
Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO186

Coverage

Biography, Business, Cattle Breeder, Meat Packing, Vandeventer Studio, Photo File: Biography, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5"

Citation

Vanvender Studio of Decatur, IL., “Photo of John G. Imboden,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 22, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2724.