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Edward E. Clauson (1871-1953)

Ed was born on 8 February 1871 on the farm in Stockholm township, Crawford county, Iowa. He was the son of Carl Fredrik Clauson and Lena Karin Jonsdotter both born in Misterhult parish Sverige and who had emigrated from Västrum parish in 1868. Ed spent his entire lifetime promoting the community of Kiron. He served as postmaster, furniture dealer, undertaker, coronor, operator of a general store and many more various activities. He had the reputation of being able to catch more tree roosting chickens per minute than any competitor. Always willing to serve, he led many civic and church projects. He died on 23 June 1953 in Kiron, Iowa after a very full life of 82 years. He is buried in the Kiron Cemetery, Kiron, Iowa.

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