Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa on May 31, 1960 · Page 60
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Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa · Page 60

Cherokee, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1960
Page 60
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Early Day Birds Eye View Of Cherokee McCulIa-Moen Law Firm Bates Back To 1879 The original firm was cstab ..' lished .in 1879 by Thomas Me Culla with offices in the Johnson : building, which is presently occupied by the Hawley Allison Company. ; In 1903, the fnm of McCulla & McCulla was established \vith Thomas and Walter P. McCulla. .attorneys at law. -These offices were located at 202% West Main Street and . serve the same pur-. pose today;, which means that W, P. "McCulla has practiced in the same place for 53 years. •From 1929 to 1946,,:tftG firm of McCulla .& McCulla. was com- posed of Walter "and Laurence C. \MeCulla. The'.firm name .was changed to McCulla & Moen in 1948 when Laurence left and Ear- Ian ...T. Moen joined Walter Me Culla. (The. partnership continues with these same men -today. •,Thomas "McCulla was born .in Hamilton, Canada ..and received his .education at the. Wilton Collegiate Institute arid the University :of -Iowa .Law School. He has served' as City Attorney, County Attorney (three terms) and- Mayor (six,terms)'. He was owner and editor of the Cherokee Times from: 1884 to. 1890 and part-owner fr'oml903. to 1912. Walter P. McCulla was born in Cherokee County and earned his Ph.B. and LLJB. .degrees at the University of Iowa. He was appointed Enrolling Clerk for three Cessions of the Iowa House ot 'Representatives., and : served -as - City Attorney from 1915 to. 1917. He was elected County Attorney in 1909 "and remained in that office until 1913. Mr. McCulla is a member of the-'County. District and Iowa State Bar Association, •and also past-president of the 21st Judicial Bar Association. He helped organize the Cherokee County Red Cross ..and served on its board. He has been and is currently the Salvation Army Chairman* for over 2Q years. Walter McCulla was on . the- original Building Fund .Committee for Sioux Valley Hospital and.served on'jthe board for. 12 years. He is a 50 year Mason and. was: on the original building committee 'of the :Cherokee Country Club and has remained a continuous member ever since. Harlan T. Moen was born in Fan-vie*, South Dakota and was educated at Luther College and; Harvard Law School, from which he graduated with ^his LL.B. in 1948. He served -as Lt. Comman-. dei with the U.S.N.R. from. 1942 til 1946, during World War II. Mr Moen is a member of the. County, District and Iowa State Bar Associations. He is a past president of the Kiwanis Club, a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and the Country Club.- Mahr, Meloy And Hankens Firm pr • IT "7T Started In 71 This legal practice was established in 1871 by Robert, Molyneux at Cherokee. Carl J. Maher was associated with '. the firm from 1907 to 1932. Charles •D., Meloy served as counsellor from 1914 to 1937 and Don R. Hankens joined the staff of lawyers in this concern in 1935. He is today the only surviving member of the firm and continues his professional services under the old. firm .name ' of Maher, 'Meloy .and Hankens which he retains. Mr. Hankens is a native -of Cherokee county, being born at Aurelia and attending the Aurelia and Cherokee public schools. He is a graduate of the State University . of/Iowa. Don Hankens is a member of the Methodist church, Speculative Lodge A.F.. & ' A.M., Shrine and also the local and state Bar Associations. He belongs to Hhe. Kiwanis club -and is a Legion of Honor Member in the Order of DeMolay, as well as thsir District Deputy. February 2, IE88 Ida Grove merchants are inr dulging in the highly elevating amusement of tying cans to dogs' tails. The. yelping of the frighten, ed dogs tickles the Pioneer man immensely. McDonald, Sayre Aiid McDonald Here Since 1917 The law fiatn of McDonald, Sayre and McDonald was estab lished in 1917 by Lew McDonald at Cherokeej Iqwa David L Sayre joined the firm in 1947 A sen of McDonald, James, entered the offices in 1951 ahd again- in 1955, another son, William was admitted* into the firm. . .•• ' !/_' Mr.-Lew McDonald was born at Aurora, Illinois in. l884.-"His,high- er education took place.".at/the State Teachers College;, of "Iowa, University of, • Chicago : ; and.•: the University of - Michigan'•,Law- School. He is affiliated ;with.; the Delta Sigma-.Rho fraternity..and has . be-^rt on. the .faculty .of • the State Teachers College-•Mr... Me Donald served, as County Superintendent o£ ; Schools: in Cherkee from 1913-17 arid also as.Cqunty Attorney from 1917-27. He. was elected State, Senator frorii. Iowa in. 19.29':until. 1933. He is.a .member of the ',;County and Iowa State Bar Associations.•"'. : : " David L. Sayre was pqrn:in : pes Moines, ' in 1919.. His education, .took place - at; the University;.; of Iowa where, he. received his B.,A. and also his J. D. degrees .-at 4he same university's College, of. Law.. Mr. Sayre served >on'th'e faculty, of the University of Chicago Law School from 1942-47, also : as .a Judge Advocate in the/United States Air Force. He is presently a member of the Cherokee Cou ty and-Iowa State Bar Associations.. • . .' , .-.-' ' . ' '. . .'•• JainesL. McDonald;,was.born in Cherokee in'; 1925. He , attended Iowa State College of A.& M Arts and the State University of Iowa. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Iowa. Law Review since 1951 .and served as County Attorney in 1953. Jim McDonald is also a member, of the Cherokee County and..Iowa Slate Bar .Associations. '• . . • William B. McDonald was born in Cherokee in 1929. He received his B.A. 1 and!;'J.-D. degrees from the State University of Iowa. Bill McDonald is a member of the Cherokee County .'and State . of Iowa Bar Associations. (MtkM-i$&i& -' '• The above photo, one of several of the old Company "M" of Cherokse, house hill. Building at righi was the livery barn. Courthouse can 0e seen pictures the group as they posed on West Main Strest, at the foot of the court in upper center of photo. But Progress Is Our Most Important Product Washers Ranges Freezers Dish Washers Dryers Refrigerators TV Sets Kitchen Centers Air. Conditioning '•• 'S Dick Bmner SERVICE Mert Ballantyne ; MiWillJams > Drug "On The Corner'' has served Cherokee residents Jsincg Before ; the ,tur.n of ifee.^century. We ourselves to continue this service all Cherokee depends on. ; : ,.;'-;•" •'.". REGISTERED PHARMACISTS ON DUTY Ed May 81 -FFER PERSONALIZED SERVICE OM;: V :EVERY PRESCRIPTION WE. FILL •'.;'. •':;. ; -ybUR GOOD HEALTH is CUR FIRST CONSIDERATION AND WE CONSIDER- IT A DUTY AMD A PLEASURE TO .SERVE YOU. . nim>iniiiii.i.iiiMia^jriiiiiini v'--^'-'— *^*^-r~"-^ Ready to fill your Prescriptions Cosmetic and Drug Needs Smoking v V And '/• • ^ Candy :"'; A .\; • • -'- ; ; Needs THE STORE OF A THOUSAND GIFTS Walgreen Agency ' , ^ ALSO OPERATING STORES 'IN DENISON, HAWARDEN-and OTTUMWA

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