biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
GIDEON B. McFALL, Jr., of the firm of McFall & Jones, attorneys, at Oskaloosa, was born in Fremont, Mahaska Co., Iowa, Aug. 3, 1861. He is a son of Gideon B. and Mary (Newsom) McFall, natives of Indiana, who came to this State and county in 1845, locating at Fremont. Our subject received his education in the common schools, supplementing the same by a course at Oskaloosa College, and afterward took a law course in the Stata University of Iowa, at which place he graduated June 19, 1884, and began practice at Oskaloosa Sept. 11, 1884. He formed a partnership with William B. Jones in February, 1885, under the firm name of McFall & Jones, which still exists, and which, for proficiency in matters of jurisprudence, stands exceedingly well in the county. In politics Mr. McFall votes with the Democratic party. Socially he is a member of the Masonic fraternity, belonging to Toleration Lodge No. 236, Fremont. The parents of Mr. McFall still reside at Fremont. where his father is engaged in the lumber business. Our subject holds the position of lecturer on commercial law and business forms in the Oskaloosa Business College. He is Secretary of the Mahaska County Agricultural Society, and also of the Oskaloosa Board of Trade. He has a bright future before him, and is making rapid strides toward attaining prominence, not only as an attorney, but as a gentleman of energy, push and perseverance.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy