BONAPARTE RINGING CODE
01-Two Short  10-Two Long Short  18-Long Three Short
02-Short Long  11-Long Short Long  19-Two Long Two Short
03-Long Short  12-Long Short Long Short  20-Three Long Two Short
04-Two Long  13-Four Short  21-Short Long Short Long
05-Three Short  14-Three Short Long  22-Four Long
06-Two Short One Long  15-Short Two Long Short  23-Long Two Short
07-Short Long Short  16-Two Short Two Long  24-Three Long One Short
08-Short Two Long  17-Long Two Short Long  25-Short Long Two Short
09-Three Long    
      
 
Transcriber's Note: Party Line patrons such as 9204 were broken down this way. The first 2 digits indicated a specific party line and the last 2 digits indicated the code for the number of rings. Thus 9204 was on a party line with 6 others and the ring for 9204 was two longs.


1954 BONAPARTE IOWA PHONE DIRECTORY
A  C  
Abernathy, Glen, r109  Campbell, Neil, farm, Hills. RR 7009
Adam, Joe, farm, RR19203  Campbell, Taylor, farm, RR1 7019
Alden, George, farm, RR19209  Carr, Orville, farm, Keo, RR 7118
Alexander, Amelia, r171 Cass, Harry, r 45J3
Allen, Arthur, r48 Cass, Mrs. Trilla, farm, RR 8407
Anderson, Fern, farm, RR19309  Cassaidy, Edward, farm, RR1 9205
Axtell, Ernest, farm, RR19418  Caudill, Mrs. Margaret, farm, RR1 5023
AZBELL, FURNITURE-FUNERAL 6 Cazey, J. F., farm, RR1 5002
   Chaney, Mrs. Elsie, r 24J5
B  Chapman, Helen, r 136J3
Baird, Joe, farm, RR2303  Chapman, Lee, r 29
Balmer, W. F., farm, Keo. RR9504  Chipman, A. J., r 65J3
Bank, The State Central Savings2  Christy, Jack, r 208
Bare, R. C., farm, Hills. RR6809  Christy, June, r 28
Barnes, Myron, farm, RR318  Christy's Store 194
Barrett, Roger, r, Keo. RR2617  Church, Kenneth, farm, RR1 4116
Barton, T. Earl, farm, Hills. RR16812  Church, Ray, farm, RR1 4113
Beard, Daisy, r143J3 Clark, Arthur, r 65J5
BEAUTY NOOK BARB'S60  Cole, Charles, farm, Keo. RR8817
Beggs, Otis, farm, RR19210  Coleman, Dale, farm, Hills. RR 6803
Bell, Robert, r143J4 Collins, C. B., r 43J4
Benjamin, Louis, Farmington, RR18719  Collins, C. D., farm, RR 8512
Bennett, George, farm, RR18710  Compton, Mrs. Ralf, farm, RR1 9303
Berry, Bobby, farm, RR8408  Coop, Bernard, farm, RR 7824
Blackburn, Wm., r218J23  Cooper, Raymond, farm, RR2 7417
Blackford, Mrs. A. V., r151  Corns, Lon, farm, Keo. RR 7323
Blackford, Xantippe, r163  Corry, F. Maynard, farm, Keo. RR1 7204
Blount, H. E., Groc. Store, Keo. RR2619  Corry's Machine & Tool112
Boley, H. N., farm, Hills. RR16810  Cox, Joe H., r 213J4
BONAPARTE COMMUNITY SALE 119 Cox, Steve, r 182
BONAPARTE LOCKER PLANT 100  Cummings, Clarence, r7J23
BONAPARTE LUMBER YARD 64  Cummings, Mrs. J. C., r12J3
Bonaparte Mill203 Cummings, Levi, r 63J3
Bostock, Gerald, farm, RR28507     
Bowman, H. E., farm, RR27410  D 
Brereton, Hollis, farm, Keo. RR9105  Daniels, Mrs. A. R., farm, Keo. RR 7307
Brier, Leslie, r116  Dannenhauer, Walter, farm, RR1 4105
Brombaugh, David, farm, RR7809  Davis, Mrs. Cora, r 150
Brown, Clarence, farm, RR29807  Davis, F. E., farm, Keo. RR 9103
Brown, John, r202 Davis, Frank, farm, Keo. RR 9003
Burkland, Dorothy, r48J3  Depot, C.R.I.&P. 126
Burns, Gerald, r14 Derr, Anna, r 136J4
Burns, Dean, r160J5 Derr, Mary Florence, r 204
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Dewein, Frank, farm, RR15018  Hamlin, Robert, r 177
Dickerson, Willard, farm, Keo. RR9405  Hamlin, Roy, r 121
Dickson, Leslie, farm, Keo. RR9008  Hansen, C. G., r 35J4
Dingley Sisters, r11 Hansen, Harold, farm, Hills. RR 5012
Dodds, Harry, r63J5 Harkness, Otis, farm, RR1 8012
Dodds, Ralph, farm, RR17005  Harlan, Elizabeth, r 48J4
Donald, Jim, farm, RR7403  Harlan, Gerald, r 4
Downs, S. I., farm, RR17010  Hawk, Anna, r 197
Duncan, Elbert, r43J3 Hawk, Kenneth, farm, RR1 8003
Dunn, John, farm, RR17003  Hawk, Ralph, farm, RR1 9304
   Haynes, John, r, 25
E  Heaton, Anna, farm, Hills. RR1 5007
Easter, Charles, r37J23  Heaton, Frank, farm, Hills. RR1 5005
Easter, James M., r143J5  Heise, Ray, farm, RR 6804
Easter, Mrs. R. M., r66J23  Heminger, Donald, r 89
Eden, Howard, r. RR181J4  Hendricks Garage 193
Eden, Ralph, r81J3 Hendricks, Stanley, r 230
Edwards, Wm. L., r, RR7604  Hendrichsen, Herman, farm, Keo. RR 9111
Eich, Catherine, r44J3 Henry, Claude, Farmington, RR1 8702
Elliott, Phil, farm, RR17810  Henry, Darrell, farm, Keo. RR 8807
Ehrman, Bill, farm, Keo. RR7203  Higdon, Lou, farm, RR1 4111
Erickson, Kenneth E., r111  Hill, Harry, r 7J5
Ewing, Dr. J. O., office30  Hillgartner, Harlan, farm, Hills. RR1 5016
Ewing, Dr. J. O., r31 Hogue, George, farm, RR2 304
Ewing, Loren, r117 Holmes, Mrs. Agnes, farm, RR1 9323
   Holmes, Clarence, Keo. RR 7205
F  Holmes, Sam, farm, RR1 9322
Factory, Glove & Mitten137  Holtkamp, Richard, farm, Hills. RR 6808
Fent, Ed, r21 Hoover, Dale, farm, Mt. Ster. RR 8510
Ferguson Nursing Home, r106  Hoover, Frank, farm, Mt. Ster. RR 8504
Flake, Marshall, r118J4 Horn, Rudolph, farm, Keo. RR 7310
Flake, Vernon, farm, Keo. RR9123  Hornbaker, Mrs. Clarence, farm, RR 7418
Fletcher, Charles R., r232  Hornbaker, Hazel, farm, RR2 7412
Fletcher, Keith, r18J3  Hornbaker, Phil, farm, RR 7607
Foley, J. E., farm, Mt. Ster. RR7608  Hornbaker, Roger, farm, RR2 7406
Forbes, Gerald, farm, Keo. RR9010  Horstman, Philip V., farm, RR1 9313
Franklin, Bert., farm, RR29803  House, Dale, farm, RR2 8508
Franklin, Kenneth, r39 House, W. W., r 16J4
Fritsinger, Craig, farm, RR18705  Householder, L. G., r 35J5
   Householder, Roy 7812
G   Householder, Stanley, farm, RR1 4107
Gardner, John, r. Keo. RR17318  Householder, Theodore, r 180J5
Gares, Glen, r228 Huff, Bennie, farm, RR1 7006
Gonterman, Jack, farm, RR9307  Huff, Clinton, Jr., farm, Keo. RR 9510
Gordon, J. C., farm, Keo. RR9005  Huff, Morris, farm, RR1 7817
Greiner, Joe, farm, Keo. RR17219  Huff, Everett, farm, Keo. RR 8804
Gressley, H. F., r140 Huff, Harry, farm, Hills., RR1 7023
Grey, Arden, r49J4 Hunter, Willard, farm, RR2 9816
Grimm, Marvin, r23    
Grimson, Charles, farm, Keo. RR7119  I  
   IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER CO. 57F5
H  Isaacson, Franklin, farm, Hills. RR 6811
Hackard, Fred, farm, Keo. RR7105     
Hagelstrange, Jim, r149  J 
Hainline, Leslie, r184  Johnson, Alice, r 44J4
Hamer, Mrs. Margaret, r148  Johnson, Clyde, farm, RR 8810
HAMLIN COAL OFFICE168  Jones, L. Y., r 118J5
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K     
Keck, Karl, r49J3 Moore, J. Brown, Jr., farm, RR1 4106
Keck, Rex, r79J4 Moore, J. Brown, Sr., r 38
Keller, Marshall, farm, Keo. RR9523  Moore, Ernest, r 63J4
Kerr, Wm., r229 Moore, William, farm, RR 311
Kirsh, Al., r51 Morris, Melvin, farm, RR1 7104
Klinger, Carl8709 Mosher, Kenneth, farm, RR1 7823
   Mosier, Dennis, farm, RR 7806
L  Mounce, Merle, farm, RR2 7409
Lambert, Wm., farm, Keo. RR2605  Muntz, Bennie, farm, RR 310
Lane's Drug Store1 Muntz, Byron, r 18J4
Lane, W. S., r19 Muntz, Frank, farm, RR2 8409
Lanman, Emery, farm, RR27622  Muntz, Frankie, r 7J3
Lanman, Orville, farm, RR27619  Muntz, Mrs. Fred, r 66J4
LAZENBY MOTOR CO.225  Muntz, Harold, farm, RR15010
Lewis, Wm., r128 Muntz, Leo, farm, RR 7405
Lindsay, Dr. S. G., vet., r179  Muntz, Wm., farm, Mt. Ster. RR 8511
Lorton, Arthure, r45J4  Murphy, Mrs. Gertrude, r 12J4
Lowe, Percy, farm, RR19204  Murphy, Hugh, r 233
Lydolph, Joe, farm, RR18008    
   Mc  
M  McCarty, Arthur, r 147
Madaris, Stanley, farm, RR2309  McCracken, Arthur, farm, RR 9410
Mahler, Frank, r99J4  McCracken, Joe, Keo. RR 7202
Maloney, Mrs. Rose, Keo. RR7209  McCracken, Ray, farm, Keo. RR 9107
Marriott, Mrs. Will, Keo. RR7304  McCracken, Richard, farm, Keo. RR 9109
Marshall, Clarence, r153J23  McDonald, I. R., Keo. RR 7207
Martin, Mrs. Willa, r47  McDowell, Donald, farm, RR 7007
Masonic Hall107 McIntosh John, farm, Mt. Ster. RR 8812
Matheson, Grant, farm, Mt. Ster.8503  McMican, Rev. C. F., r 79J3
Meek, Dean, r57F5    
Meek, Harold, r220 N  
Meek, K. M., r57F3 Nelson, Elmer, r 37J5
Meek, William, r56 Nelson, Nate, r 45J23
Mellen, Carl, farm, RR19311  NELSON CREAM & GAS STATION 15
Meredith, Merle, farm, RR7419  Nixon, Rex, r 153J3
Meredith, Otto, r187J5 Noske, Emil Jr., r 37J4
Meyer, M. C., farm, Keo. RR2612  NOSKE PRODUCE & HATCHERY13
Meyer, Walter, farm, Keo. RR9007     
Midway Café, RR8806 O  
MIDWEST RENDERING CO.174 Odd Fellows Hall 191
Miller, Albert, farm, Keo. RR9506  Osweiler, Pete, r 180J4
Miller, Byron, farm, RR18009     
Miller, Dayton, farm, RR9811  P 
Miller, Glenn, farm, RR19306  Page, George, farm, RR1 8714
Miller, Golda, farm, RR18024  Parker, Everett, farm, Hills. RR 6818
Miller, S. L. (Stan), farm, Hills. RR17024  Parker, Louis, farm, RR9806
Miller, Pear, r129 Parker, Mrs. Roy, r 153J4
Miller, Rex, farm, RR15006  Parr, K. Roy, r 49J5
Mills, Mrs. Edith, farm, RR29805  Payne, C.C., farm, RR2 7623
Mills, Gus, r187J4 Peel, Loren, farm, RR2 119
Miner, Etta, r7J4 Pender, C. E., r 66J3
Mitchell, Don, r218J4 Pender, Harley, r 8023
Mitchell, Ivan, r180J3  Perkins, Austin, farm, Keo. RR 8823
Mitchell, Robert, farm, Mt. Ster. RR8506  Perkins O. R., r43J3
Mitchell Sinclair Station190  Perkins, Verdon, farm, Mt. Ster. RR 7606
Mize, Mrs. Clint, f'm, Mt. Ster. RR7603     
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Pfeifer, John, r65J4 Stevens, Mrs. Leon, r 99J3
Pfeifer, Scott, r55J4  Stevens, Lloyd, r 118J3
Phelps, Dewey, Jr., farm, Hills. RR7011  Stevens, Mrs. Susie99J5
Phelps, Dewey, Sr., farm, Hills. RR7012  Still, Dale, farm, RR28523
Phelps, T. M., farm, Hills. RR17008  Still, Perry, farm, Farmington RR 5011
Pickard, Roy, r24J4 Story, Guy, farm, RR2 8416
Pratt, Wm. L., r49 Story, Jack, farm, RR2 7404
Proper, Carl, r55 Story, Mrs. Kate, r 213J3
   Story, Ralph, farm, Mt. Ster. 8509
R   Sundquist, Fannie, r 36
Radestock, Wm., r178J4  Swartout, Glen, farm, Hills. RR1 6814
Randolph, Mrs. Faye, r213J5  Swartout, Verl, farm, Hills. RR1 6823
Randolph, Gerald, farm, Keo. RR9009  Swartz, Sam, farm, RR2 7605
Randolph, Jake, farm, RR17807     
Randolph, Stanley L., farm RR5019  T  
RECORD-REPUBLICAN OFFICE 52 Tade, W. A., farm, RR2 8404
Rex, Leonard, farm, RR29809  Tade, Robert, farm, Hills. RR1 7004
Rice, Earl, Jr., farm, RR29819  Teeter, E. O., Sr., r 105
Rice, Earl, Sr., farm, RR28411  TEETER'S FOOD MARKET69
Richardson, Chas., farm, Keo. RR7211  Thomas, Mrs. Oscar, farm, Keo. RR 9106
Rigler, George, farm, Keo. RR2611  Thomas, Roy, farm, Keo. RR 2609
Riley, Clarence, farm, Keo. RR9112  Troutman, Elmer, farm, RR2 9804
Ritchhart, Ira, farm, Keo. RR2616  Troutman, Frank, r 79J5
Riverside Café157 Troutman Hardware 67
Robbins, Mrs. Myrtle, r176  Troutman, James, farm, RR2 9823
Roberts, Ruby, r45J5  Troutman, Lloyd, r 42
Ross, Guy, r131 Troutman's Super Market 102
Russell, Emerson, r188    
   V  
S  Vale, Bruce, farm, RR! 7804
Sargeant, Roy, r205 Van Ness, J. C., farm, RR1 9310
Saunders, Dale, farm, RR8718  Van Patten, Robert, r 27
Saunders, Herbert, r96J5 Van Patten, Sid, r 160J3
Scearcy, Earl, farm, Keo. RR7223  Vickers Carl, r 136J23
Scearcy, Ralph, r43J5  Vickers, Keith, r 136J5
School, Bonaparte Public130  Vickers, Wm., r 96J3
Scott, Ben, farm, Keo. RR8809  Vineyard, Evert, farm, Keo. RR1 7309
Scott, John, Keo. RR7217    
Sears, Frank, farm, Keo. RR12606  W 
Seward, Grace, r, Keo. RR17303  Wallingford, Donald, farm, RR1 5004
Sexton, Claude, farm, RR9206  Wallingford, Elizabeth, r 96J4
Sheldon, R. O., r219  Wallingford, J. H., r 79
Shriver, Walter, r160J23  Wallingford, Lacy, farm, RR1 9305
Simmons, Earl, farm, RR28818  Ward, Alva, farm, RR 8518
Simmons, George, r24J3  Warner, Byron, farm, RR1 8703
Siverly, Earl, r217 Warner, Dave, farm, Keo. RR 7311
Siverly, Ed, farm, RR19223  Warner, Mrs. Frank, r 178J3
Sloan, Ben, r218J3 Warner, Harry, farm, Keo RR 7106
Sloan, R. A., farm22 Warner, Ira, farm, RR1 8706
Smith, Donald L., farm, RR7818  Warner, Kenneth, r 10
Smith, Madge, r66J5 Warren, A. J., farm, Keo. RR 9108
Snack Shack Café226 Warren, Clifford, farm, RR 9505
Stecker, Dean, farm, Hills. RR17811  Waters, Mark, farm, Mt. Ster. RR 7610
Stecker, John, farm, Hills. RR17819  Watkins, Roy, farm, Keo. RR 8803
Stecker, Lester, farm, RR14102  Watson, Norris, r 146
Steinmeyer, Wilard, r133  Watts, Alden, farm, RR2 8406
Stevens, Joe, r160J4 Watts, B. B., farm, Keo. RR 2603
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Watts, Leslie, farm, RR28423  Wilson, Scott, r 206
Watts, Sam B., farm, Keo. RR7123  Wilson, W. V., r 65J23
Westercamp, John, farm, Keo. RR9102  Winkler, Fred, r 16J9
WESTEN UNION TELEGRAPH CO   Winslow, Robert, r77
PHONE KEOSAUQUA113   Wixom, Clarence, Keo. RR 7218
White, Rollo, r227 Wolf, Carl, farm, Keo. RR 7103
WHITE'S GAMBLE STORE   Wolf, Gale & Keith, farm, Ke.o RR7109
AND INSURANCE AGENCY5  Wolf, Dean, r35J3
WHITELEY GENERAL STORE 59  Wolfe, Mrs. Sam, r218J5
Whitmore, G. E., r62 Woods, Mrs. Ida, r 35J9
Whitmore, H. L., farm, RR18016  Workman, Clarence, r 16J3
Whitmore, Roscoe, r172    
Williams, Andy H., farm, Keo. RR9503  Y  
Williams, Henry, r153J5  Young, Jim, farm, Hills. RR 7018
Willits, Karl, farm, Mt. Ster. RR7617     
Wilson, Carl, r48J5 Z  
Wilson, Forest, farm, RR18010  Zane, Lee, farm, RR2 8419
Wilson, Merle, farm, RR29023     
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Transcription Contributed by Rich Lowe
April 2019

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