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DENNIS, W. S.

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DENNIS, William S. (Warren, IL, Jan. 1, 1863--Unknown). Dennis remained in school until the age of seventeen and then continued his education at the BAYLESS BUSINESS COLLEGE. He entered the business of milling until 1882 when he formed a partnership with Thomas WATTERS.

The firm of WATTERS & DENNIS was still in business in 1894 as a wholesale flour and feed business. It was later called DENNIS BROS. COMPANY.

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Source:

Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa. Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894, p. 363