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H. K. Morton

Henry K. Morton ran Morton’s Shoe Store at 101 East Clinton Street. He resided on the west side on Coralville Road, according to the 1908 City Directory. The 1910 Census lists his wife’s name as Mary E., and they had two sons named John M. and Vance M. Henry K. Morton was born in about 1858 in New Hampshire.

The attached ad is from the June 8, 1903, issue of the Iowa Citizen.


Hruska, “H. K. Morton,” Iowa City Public Library DHP, accessed February 23, 2024,