H. H. Seeley

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Gender: Male

Date of Birth: August 2, 1842

Birth Place: Prince Edward's Island, Nova Scotia

Seeley, H. H, a resident of Iowa City; was born August 2, 1842, in Prince Edwards’s Island, Nova Scotia; came to Illinois in 1859, and to Iowa city in 1868. He was a faithful soldier in the late Civil War, serving in company L. Seventh Illinois cavalry regiment, Col. Pitt Kellogg’s regiment. He was in the lumber business in Chicago, IL after the war; came to Iowa City in the employ of Pendleton & Co. of Chicago, and since 1869 has been in the employ of John W. Porter. He was married March 3, 1869 to Miss H., A. Bull, of Weeping Waters, NE. A member of the A.O.U.W. and L. of H. of Iowa City; a republican in politics, and for three successive terms was elected city treasurer of Iowa City.

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Transcribed by: Mary Hitchcock of the Iowa Biography project, and used with her permission 11/29/2004.