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Transcribed biography of Carl Shurr


Carl Shurr was born July 22, 1900, son of George Shurr, on a farm south of Porter Cross Roads. He married Ivah Mitchell of Burlington, Iowa, on September 20, 1920. He moved to Valparaiso where he worked for the Home Ice Company delivering ice in Valparaiso for the next five years. In 1925 he went to work in the assembly plant of the Ford Motor Company of Hegewich, Illinois, where he also lived. Then in 1953 he was transferred to the new Ford Parts Depot in Melrose Park, Illinois, where he then moved to 229 E. North St., Elmhurst, Illinois to make his residence. He and his wife are still living there since he retired in 1967.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 160

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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