Clipped From Freeport Journal-Standard
Fire Insurance Co. In Jo Daviess Names President; Directors ELIZABETH — Raymond Heer, Elizabeth, was elected president of Jo Daviess Mutual County Fire Insurance Co. at the annual meeting here Tuesday. He succeeds his father, William Heer, who has been with the company for 53 years. Other officers named were: Otto Schnerre, Galena, vice president; and Alfred Boyd, Galena, treasurer. L. N. Stafford, Galena, was named secretary. Elected to three year terms as directors were Raymond Heer, Leroy Gratton, Harry Hartwig Jr., and Bert Leifker, all of Galena. Holdover directors include Anton Berning, Hazel Green, Wis., Leslie Williams, Mount Carroll, and Frank Tippett, Elizabeth. The retiring president was recognized at the meeting for his long service as was J. D. Steele, Hanover, retiring vice president. Steele took the place • of his father with the company 42 years ago.