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History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century/4/Elbert H. Hubbard

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[E. H. Hubbard]


ELBERT H. HUBBARD was born in Rushville, Indiana, August 19, 1849, and received his education in the common schools and at Yale College, in Connecticut. He came with his father (Judge A. W. Hubbard), to Iowa in 1856, the family locating at Sioux City. E. H. Hubbard studied law with C. R. Marks and was admitted to the bar in 1874, beginning practice with his preceptor. He became one of the prominent lawyers of Sioux City and one of the influential leaders of the Republican party in that section of the State. In 1881 he was elected Representative in the Nineteenth General Assembly and in 1899 was elected to the State Senate, serving in the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth General Assemblies.