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Bess A. Gilley was a stenographer at Voss Brothers Manufacturing Company and lived on 5 River View Place.
According to an article published in the Davenport Democrat on 27 May 1914, Miss Gilley married Carl Vincent Hammer of Moline.
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Tag Archives: Poets and Poetry
April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share the work of a few of our local poets each week. Richard Stahl was born and raised in Davenport. He graduated from Central High School in 1957 and latyer taught English there for 34 years. His … Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share the work of a few of our local poets each week. Arthur Davison Ficke, son of prominent businessman Charles August Ficke, was born in Davenport in 1883. Although he … Continue reading