George Shervey Interview, 1975
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Grant County Historical Museum, Elbow Lake, Minnesota
Herman (Minn.), Elbow Lake (Minn.), Courthouses--Minnesota--Grant County, Grant County Courthouse (Elbow Lake, MInn.)
George Shervey was born on a farm near Barrett, Minnesota on October 18, 1904. He was involved in the business of farm implement sales from 1924 until his retirement in 1972. He was active in civic and community affairs, maintaining an interest in local history. During the time of this interview, he was the president of the Grant County Historical Society.
In this interview, George Shervey discusses the contest between Elbow Lake and Herman for the county seat and courthouse.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Shervey, George, "George Shervey Interview, 1975" (1975). Minnesota Oral Histories. 22.