biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
VALENTINE REDLINGER, of Pleasant Grove Township, was born in Prussia, July 27, 1848, and emigrated to America April 9, 1867. In the year 1868 he came to Iowa and settled in Keokuk County, where he resided for nine years, then came to his present location in Pleasant Grove Township, and purchased eighty acres of land, which is in a good state of cultivation and well improved. Sept. 9, 1874, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Flanter. They are the parents of eight children-Inger, Mathies, Nick, John, Katie, Peter, Valentine and Anna. The two latter are twins. Politically Mr. Redlinger is a member of the Democratic, party, a man well versed upon political topics, and one of the leading minds in that political organization in his section of the county. He is a careful, prudent manager of his business matters, and is prospering fairly as a farmer. Personally he enjoys the confidence and regard of neighbors and friends.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy