T. E. DEMPSTER GRAVESTONE PHOTO
William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
OSAGE COUNTY, Part 14
LYNDON, PART 2.
T. E. DEMPSTER, assistant postmaster and abstracter for Fairbanks & Morris, has been with the firm since June 1, 1882; came to Kansas in 1869 and located at Baldwin City. Located at Lyndon in the spring of 1870. Engaged in this trade - that of harness-making - for two years; farmed two years; was appointed Deputy Treasurer in the fall of 1877; remained three years, and was then appointed assistant postmaster. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 10, 1851. Enlisted in the Unites States Navy in 1864; shipped at Washington City on board "The Portsmouth" and was afterwards transferred to the "Hudson," in the South Atlantic Squadron stationed at Montevideo, South America. Was discharged in 1867 at Annapolis, Md. Is a member of the A., F. & A. M., I. O. O. F. and G. A. R.