This is the image of the full or partial text of an article printed in the Davenport Morning Tribune of 1888-01-13. This article is in the public domain, because it was published in the United States before 1923.
The speaker of the Iowa House.; William Henry Redman, was born in Whiteside county, Illinois, in 1S10. His ancestors were from Virginia ana were soldiers iu the war of 1812, ana his father was an officer in the 131ack iiawk War. Mr. Kedman was a farmer until 1850, when he attended Mount Carroll Seminary for several years, enlisted as a private in the army, serveu I three years iu the Twelfth Illinois I Cavalry, and was mustered out as a J captain, moving at once to Poweshiek couuty, Iowa, where he broke up a farm, on which he labored until attending the State University at Iowa Cit>, I irom which he graduated in law in i 1809, and settled in Montezuma, la., where he has successf ully practiced his I profession to this time. He w'as electeu I in 1S85 a member of the Iowa Legib-1 lature, and was re-elected by an in- I creastd majority this year. He is a I member of the Grand Army of the I Republic and the Loyal Legion. On I temperance he is and has been a pro** j nounced Prohibitionist* I