Ewald George Trost Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection is compiled of documents related to a variety of conservation programs and parks. Scrapbooks, speeches, and miscellaneous documents.
- Trost, Ewald George (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
1898 -- Born Fort Dodge, Iowa
1913 -- Concordia College, St. Paul, Minnesota
1918 -- Enlisted at Great Lakes Naval Training Station for duty during World War I
1919 -- Discharged from navy
1920 -- 1922 -- University of Denver, marriage, and start of Insurance Agency in Fort Dodge
1924 -- 1925 -- Commander of American Legion Post
1924 -- 1938 -- Drummer and assistant manager of drum corps
1926 -- National champion drum corps
1927 -- American Legion national convention, Paris, France
1940 -- Member of the Board of Education of Fort Dodge
1945 -- Appointed to Iowa State Conservation Commission
1949 -- Chairman of the Conservation Commission and appointment to the Iowa Natural Resources Council
1951 -- Reappointment to the Conservation Commission
1955 -- Lions Club Community Service Award
1957 -- End of service with the Conservation Commission and the Resources Council
1960 -- Retirement from insurance business
1962 -- Republican candidate for State Representative from Webster County
1966 -- Kiwanis Club's Golden Rule award and project director of the Fort Dodge Neighborhood Youth Corps
1972 -- Death in Fort Dodge
9.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Member of the Iowa State Conservation Commission. Subject folders and scrapbooks relating to conservation issues and the American Legion.
Method of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Ermalee Trost in 1973.
Oversized scrapbooks 1-5 at n37:07:6
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