Bio: Ives, George Smith
Surnames: Ives, Shereck
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 17 Feb. 1928
George Smith Ives was born in Hartford,
Wisconsin, March 17, 1891, and received his education in the
Heathville District School, 12 miles west of Marshfield. He was the
owner of the first garage in Clark County, which was located at
Chili. In 1907 he accepted a position with the Hayden Boiler Works
in this city. On December 17, 1910, he joined the United States
Regular Army and was sent to San Antonio, Texas, where he served
three years, and then was honorably discharged. Following discharge
from the army, he was employed in San Antonio, El Paso, and
Galveston, Texas; then in Pittsburg, Kansas; after which he
returned to Wisconsin. At the time of the World War, he again
joined the army and served for seven months as an instructor in
Liberty Ignition in the Air Service Training Mechanics School in
St. Paul. Later he was employed by the St. Paul Electric Company as
He was married to Miss Katherine Shereck
at Lankin, North Dakota, December 27, 1920. Mr. and Mrs. Ives have
one son. The family returned to Marshfield in 1924, at which time
he was employed as chief engineer and master mechanic at the Roddis
Lumber and Veneer Plant.
Fraternally, Mr. Ives is affiliated with the Elks, Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen and the William J. Lesselyong Post, American Legion. He is president of the Wood County Beekeepers Association. Politically, he is Republican. His hobby is experimenting with electrical appliances.
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