John Van Wagenen (1866 – ). From Washington, Iowa
John is the son of Isaac Walter Van Wagenen and Elizabeth Moreland.
Some scratches/marks/spots and bends most of which can only be seen while viewing photo at an angle to the light.
Tintype measures about 2 3/8” x 3 1/2”.
John A., who graduated from the Des Moines law school, is now interested, with his brother Anthony, in valuable patents covering an automatic telephone switch board that enables the user to press the button and be instantly connected. They have headquarters at Pierce, Nebraska, where they are building up a large business in installing their outfit in many towns — Please CLICK HERE to view the long bio this excerpt was taken from: Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography of Lyon County, Iowa that provides an in depth look into their family history.
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Van Wagenen album