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J. L. Records

James L. Records was born in 1953. In the 1910 Census, he was listed as a proprietor of a wholesale jewelry company. His wife was named Anna and their children named Catharine, Edwin, Donald, and Theodore. He had a maid named Frances Sokup and a sister-in-law named Irene Stover. In the 1908 City Directory, his business is listed as Equitable mfg co and had a home address of 423 Iowa Avenue.

The attached article was published in the Iowa City Press Citizen on June 5, 1920.


Hruska, “J. L. Records,” Iowa City Public Library DHP, accessed April 22, 2024,