Samuel Mosiman, grain dealer, Morton, was born in East Peoria, Ill., in 1872, and secured his education at Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., where he supplemented and completed that intellectual training he had already commenced in the local schools. His father, David Mosiman, was born in East Peoria, Ill., in 1847, and his mother Anna (Staaker) Mosiman, in Morton, Ill., in 1856. Her parents, Joseph and Fanny Staaker, were born in. France. The paternal grandparents of Samuel Mosiman, Michael and Anna Mosiman, were also natives of that country.
Samuel Mosiman was married in 1897 to Miss Bessie C. Claudon, who was born in 1878. The marriage occurred in Fairbury, Ill., and is blessed by the birth of one child, Margaret. Mr. Mosiman is in the grain business at Morton, where he has won a good standing in the community as an honorable and capable business man. In religious matters he is identified with the Congregational Church, and in political affairs is independent.
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