Transcribed from A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918


Marvin Frederick Truby

MARVIN FREDERICK TRUBY is one of the younger men who are supplying their enterprise in the fields of oil production at Independence.

Independence is his native birthplace, where he was born February 19, 1891. He attended the public schools there and the Montgomery County High School, and completed the sophomore year in the Kansas State University. Leaving college in 1910, he has since been in the oil business and has producing wells both in Kansas and in Oklahoma. He resides at 217 North Second Street. Mr. Truby is a member of the Episcopal Church and politically is an independent democrat. Fraternally he is a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Greek letter fraternity, and of Independent Lodge, No. 780, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. He is also a member of the Independence Country Club.

His parents are Marvin L. and Minnie M. (Bishop) Truby, who live in their attractive home at 217 North Second Street in Independence. The senior Mr. Truby is an oil and gas producer and is a member of several companies operating in the Kansas and Oklahoma fields. He also conducts a jewelry establishment at 106 North Penn Avenue.


Transcribed from volume 4, page 1717 of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918; originally transcribed 1998, modified 2003 by Carolyn Ward.

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