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Sheets, George M.



  • Existence: 1887-1974


George Sheets was born in 1887 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. He received his B.A. at the University of Wisconsin and his M.A. at Yale in 1910. In 1935 he moved to Iowa City. For seventeen years he was a city editor for the Davenport Democrat. He then worked for the H.W. Ramsey landscaping company and later as a sales manager for the Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Company. He was active in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), serving as their president in 1967. Over the years he authored a number of books, including several biographies and histories of specialized subjects. From 1957 -- 1959 he served as collector of historical documents at the University of Iowa. He died in 1974.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George M. Sheets Papers

Identifier: msc0694
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

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