Herbert Marlin Peet, b. 1892, Shongo, NY>PA>1909 MA>NY>PA>1916 MT - Bio
A biography/family history of Herbert Peet is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 2, pg 590
Herbert M. Peet was born, 22 Apr 1892, to Edgar J. & Bertha (Graves) Peet. Edgar was born 12 Oct 1870, Allagheny County, NY; died 10 Sep 1898. Bertha was born 11 Apr 1876, Allagheny County, NY. Three sons: Herbert, Harold, Mark.
Herbert Peet attended rural school in Shongo, NY, and schools at Canisteo & Belmont, NY. At 11 to 13 years, he went to work for the Genesse Times, Genessee, PA.
In Oct 1916, Herbert Peet located to Great Falls, MT, where he became the editor of Montana Equity News. In 1918, he enlisted in the Army. He returned to Helena, MT, in 1919, where he was secretary to Senator White. On June 1919, Herbert became president of Harlowton Printing Company and editor of the Harlowton Press.
On 27 Aug 1919, Whitesville, NY, Herbert married Miss Marie Fortner, a native of Whitesville and daughter of Lester J. and Bertha (Wildman) Fortner. Peet children: Jane & Herberta.
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