E. W. TRUESDELL is a native of Binghamton, New York, born on the 16th of August, 1854. At an early age, he removed with his parents, to Cattaraugus county, where he was brought up, and received his early education. In 1872, he came to Minnesota, and was engaged for two years, in the dry goods and grocery business, at Cannon Falls, Goodhue county, after which he took a course at Carleton College, Northfield. He was then in the dry goods business, four years, and kept a hardware store one and a half years. After a short term of rest, he, in the spring of 1881, became a partner in the firm of W. A. Newton & Co., proprietors of the Eagle Flour Mills, at Sauk Rapids. Mr. Truesdell was united in marriage with Katie Newton, of Minneapolis, in 1878. They have one son, William E.

History of the Upper Mississippi Valley (1881) p. 350 [Sauk Rapids]

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