G.S. DUBY, the subject of this sketch, is the junior member of the firm of M.F. Duby & Company. He is a native of Marysville, Illinois, and like his brother received his early education in the common schools of Nebraska. He completed a course in optics in the Omaha Horological and Optical School, graduating in 1893. Prior to this he had taken a correspondence course in the Chicago Optical Institute. Mr. Duby has fitted hundreds of pairs of glasses in Nebraska and has also worked extensively in Iowa, Colorado, South Dakota, Kansas and Missouri. He lived in Nebraska from 1863 until August, 1901, when he located in Glasco. He traveled nine years with optical goods and jewelry. He has taught thirty-seven pupils and most of them are practicing.
Mr. Duby was married to Mary E. Gilbert, who was reared in Memphis, Tennessee. They are the parents of three boys and one girl. Mildred, William, Forest and Otis. Politically Mr. Duby is a populist.
By their courteous and accommodating manner and a desire to please the public, M.F. Duby & Company have built up an excellent trade. They are energetic and reliable business men who deserve to succeed. - [In May, 1902, the Dubys disposed of their Glasco interests and returned to the state of Washington, their former home. - Editor.]
Transcribed from E.F. Hollibaugh's Biographical history of Cloud County, Kansas biographies of representative citizens. Illustrated with portraits of prominent people, cuts of homes, stock, etc. [n.p., 1903] 919p. illus., ports. 28 cm.
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