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Lewis Bunn
Lewis Bunn
TitleLewis Bunn
SubjectPeople; Settlers; Illinois Wesleyan University
Description??Born September 16, 1805. Apprenticed to a blacksmith in Chillicothe at the age of 18 and took lessons on the side. Moved to Bloomington in 1833, began to make agricultural equipment, including hand-created plows, under the trade-mark of Bunn & Ellsworth. (History of McLean County Illinois, p. 770). Additionally, was a member of the board of trustees at Illinois Wesleyan University from 1850-1855. (Historical Sketch and Alumni Record p153)
CreatorA. Frink
SourcePeople; Illinois Picture File 2
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CollectionBloomington-Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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