Nebraska Authors

Hugh J. Dobbs

Born 1849-09-28 Taney County, MO (USA)

Son of Fidillo Hunter and Mary Jane Dobbs

Died 1930-01-28
Beatrice, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Taney County, MO
Beatrice, NE
Peru, NE
Schenectady, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Local history; Gage County, Nebraska; History-Nebraska;


Teaching Certificate, State Normal School, Peru, NE, 1875
Bachelor of Laws degree, Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1881


Land Office Registrar
County Attorney

Places Worked

He worked as a teacher at many Nebraska schools in Southeast Nebraska
Superintendent of Ashland Public Schools, Nebraska
Lawyer in Beatrice, NE


Appointed as one of the first Board of Trustees of the Beatrice Free Public Library in 1893


History of Gage County, Nebraska. 1918.

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