biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
J. E. SEEVERS, attorney at law, of Oskaloosa, was born in this city May 10, 1862, and is a son of James A. Seevers, late Captain of Co. C, 15th Iowa Vol. lnf. (now deceased), and Mary (Collins) Seevers. James A. Seevers was a native of Virginia, and his wife of Indiana. He came to this county about the year 1846. The subject of this sketch received his education in the public schools of Oskaloosa and at Oskaloosa College. When twenty-one years of age he entered the law office of Hon. John F. Lacey, where he remained as a student for two years, and was admitted to the practice of the law by the Supreme Court of Iowa at its December session in the year 1885 at Des Moines. In the spring of 1886 he commenced the practice of law in Oskaloosa. In politics Mr. Seevers is a stanch Democrat, and cast his first presidential vote for Grover Cleveland. He is a member of the Iowa National Guard, and Orderly Sergeant of Company F, Third Regiment, of that organization, he is a young man of sterling qualities, good morals and fine ability, and gives promise in the near future of making his mark in the profession he has chosen.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy