Lillian Snyder Icarian Living History Foundation
Preserving Icarian History
Emile Baxter, Secretary Icarian Society
Hancock County Biographical Review
Hancock County Illinois published in its 1907 edition of the "Biographical Review" of residents the following entry for Emil J. Baxter, son of Emile Baxter. The opening paragraph reads:
Emil J. Baxter is well known as a bee culturist and the business which he has conducted in this regard has become extensive and important. He carries on the work along modern scientific lines and in addition he engages in horticultural pursuits, while in other sections of the country he owns valuable landed interests. He is likewise the oldest director in point of continuous service of the State Bank of Nauvoo, and is regarded as one of the representative business men, his life of activity being crowned with success, while his commercial integrity stands as an unquestioned fact in his career.
A transcript of that biography is available in PDF.
Florence and Alice Baxter
Alice and Florence Baxter, c. 1950
Florence Baxter & Alden Snyder
Annette Baxter's Wedding Shawl
Lillian Snyder modeling the shawl Emile Baxter gave to his wife Annette as a wedding present.
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