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History of Hennepin County and City of Minneapolis, 1881, North Star Publishing Co.

Page 573

JORDAN, R. W. a native of Ohio, was born in 1843. In 1852 he went to Illinois, and in 1859 removed to Colorado, where he commenced business as an architect. In 1871 he went to Salt Lake city, and remained one year, from there to Chicago, and thence to Sedalia, Missouri. His eyesight failed and for a time he was obliged to abandon his profession, but resumed it eventually, and in 1879, established his office in Minneapolis. He was married in 1870 to Matilda Lewis, who was the first graduate under Miss Jones, who came from England to establish the Pestalozzian system of education. Mrs. Jordan was the founder of Trenton Institute, of Trenton, New Jersey.

 

History of Hennepin County and City of Minneapolis, 1881, North Star Publishing Co.

Page 574

JOSEPH, John P. born in Germany, February 22d, 1837. He came to America in 1859, and lived two years in New York city; he then resided in Ohio seven years, and at the expiration of that time came to this city. In 1863 he enlisted in the Seventy-second Ohio; was shortly after transferred to the mechanical department of Franklin shops, at Nashville, Tennessee, and remained there until the close of the war. In 1878 he commenced the business of bottling beer, and since 1880 has also manufactured all kinds of soda water, champagne, cider, seltzer-water, etc.; his place of business is at the corner of Marshall north-east and Thirteenth Avenue. Mr. Joseph was married in 1860, to Miss Katrina Reinhart. They have four children.

 


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