|Wallace and Marion Hawk|
|Biographical in Marshall County, Kansas History [date?]|
|[transcribed by Pat O'Dell: firstname.lastname@example.org]|
Wallace B. & Marion Hawk, druggists of Beattie [Kansas], were born in Nodaway County, Mo., Dec 18, 1857. They were educated in Missouri, worked with their father on the farm, and also were in the mercantile business with him until he came to Beattie and established a drug store in 1880. The brothers came here soon after, and have remained here continuously, and now have a fine stock of goods and a good trade. They are among the representative men of the town, highly spoken of as honorable and honest business men.
W.B. Hawk married Miss Mina Sheldon, Sept 22, 1885. Miss Sheldon was born in Seneca, this State, and is the daughter of Dr J.J. Sheldon, who for many years preached in Seneca and in this place. She is the mother of one child, a daughter, Ruby. Marion Hawk is still unmarried. Messrs. Hawk are members of the Masonic fraternity.