WILLIAM A. MOOTY, Grundy Center. - Representative from Grundy county, was born in Longford county, Ireland, sixty-nine years ago. He came to New York City in the summer of 1878 and then came west and settled in Grundy county, Iowa. He attended the public schools in Grundy Center, Tilford Academy at Vinton, Iowa, and Western College, Toledo, Iowa. April 12, 1905, he married May E. Kaufman of Morrison, Iowa, and they have two children: William L. and Helen M., both of Grundy Center, Iowa. He has held the following offices: township clerk, county supervisor, president of Meat Producers Association of Grundy county, director of Grundy County Farmers Mutual Insurance Company, and was vice-president of the same company one year. He is also president of the Farmers Savings bank of Morrison, Iowa. Occupation: farmer and stockman. He served in the thirty-seventh and thirty-eight general assemblies besides the present forty-fifth. A republican.