|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1875|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 1961|
As written in the Chickasaw and Howard Counties Book, page 411. Written in 1919
Lester Round Fisher, a farmer residing on section 28, Chickasaw township, Chickasaw County, was born near Cresco, in Howard County, Iowa, February 18, 1875. His parents being Henry and Mary (Hawk) Fisher, who are natives of New York and of Pennsylvania respectively. In her girlhood days the mother came to Iowa with her parents, who settled in Cresco. The father served throughout the Civil war and after his discharge made his way to the Middle West, he, too, becoming a resident of Iowa. At Marble Rock, this state, he wedded Mary Hawk and soon afterward they took up their abode upon a farm near Cresco. In subsequent years Mr. Fisher made several removals but continued to engage in farming until his retirement from active business, having in the meantime acquired a comfortable competence that now enables him to rest from further labor. At the present writing he is making his home in Bradford, Chickasaw County.
Lester Round Fisher was educated in the district schools and was reared to the occupation of farming, which he has made his life work The year following his marriage he began farming on his own account and for six years carried on agricultural pursuits as a renter. In 1903 he purchased his present home farm, comprising eighty acres, on which he has since lived. He is diligently engaged in the development of the fields and his enterprise and progressiveness have made him one of the successful farmers of the neighborhood.
In 1896 Mr. Fisher was united in marriage to Miss Gertrude Hall, a daughter of John and Mary (Jones) Hall, of Chickasaw county. They have become the parents of seven children, namely: Lloyd, Roy, Vernie, Bernice, victor, Marjorie and Gertrude Wave.
In his political views Mr. Fisher is a republican but has never been as aspirant for office, as he has preferred to concentrate his thought, efforts and attention upon his business affairs. He is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and he possesses social qualities that have made for him many friends among his wide acquaintance in Chickasaw County.
Henry Harrison Fisher (1841 - 1921)
Mary Martha Hawk Fisher (1850 - 1937)
Gertrude Ellen Hall Fisher (1877 - 1968)
Lloyd R Fisher (1898 - 1980)*
Roy Whitney Fisher (1900 - 1960)*
Verna Louise Fisher Cagley (1902 - 1990)*
Bernice Fisher Riiho (1903 - 1989)*
Marjory Marie Fisher Smith (1907 - 1992)*
Gertrude Fisher Barter (1917 - 1959)*
Created by: Sue Chenoweth
Record added: Nov 01, 2011
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