David Stanley, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of David Stanley


The David Stanley family of Boone Grove consisted of Mabel Leanna Brown, a lifelong resident of Valparaiso until 1946 when she was united in marriage to David Miller Stanley, a lifelong resident of southern Porter County. They had six children born to them, Ruth, John, James, Marie, Mark and Lois. The three eldest have married and the three younger are working or at home.

Mr. Stanley was a carpenter by trade and built many homes in the Porter County area. Mr. Stanley's sons worked with him, as did his brother, Glen, up until the time of his death. He served for a time as postmaster of Boone Grove, and finally resigned his position to take one of route carrier in Valparaiso. He is also a veteran of WWII.

Mrs. David Stanley is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and is also a member of the Porter County Association for Retarded Citizens. Mrs. Stanley is also active in the DAR.

Mrs. Stanley built a street in Valparaiso and named it Elizabeth, after a sister. She then dedicated the street to the City of Valparaiso.

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: 165

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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