Bert Ellis Groom, Obituary
' B, E. Groom B. K. Groom. SO. Cnnd Forks. N. D.. a formei- resident here, died lecemly in a hospital there, He was bom in CassviUe Jan. l.i After teaching in rural schooL": in Uhis area, he went to Milton, N. P.. 1901 as superintendent of schools and three years later became su- of schools for Cavalier County. He introduced agricultural teaching and spon.sored the first crop projecLs in the state, He was publisher of the Cavalier County Republican from 1912 1876 and graduated trom ter Normal School in 1900. anf from 1926 to 1940 first county agent in his county and then served as executive sec- of the Greater North Dathe Association, a promotional ^ group until 1946. He was engaged the real estate and insurance at Langdon, and was a scale farmer and for many secretary of the Cavalier Fair A.<;sociation. He married Miss Weltha Smiley, Wis., Aug. 13. 1902, aiid survives. Also surviving are a Mrs. Anna Wells. Orford- * sister-in-law. Miss 903 Milwaukee. Ave., Janesville: a son. Donald, Lang- don. N. D.: a daughter. Mrs. Frankithe Bcn.son. Grand Forks, and one) brother, Sam, Cas.sville, Wis.