Edward E. Stowell First Editor Pomona Progress in 1885. Death in 1888 Founder and first editor of the Pomona Progress Jan 31 - 1885 Born June 23, 1864 at Mt. Carroll Ill Began a [illegible] job card press Printed 2 or 3 small amateur papers 1880 went to Chicago worked at Milwaukee Morning Journal, 1882 Published "Enterprise" at [illegible] Rapids Ia 1883 Republished in Des Moines Register 1884 Elected at Milwaukee President of the National Amateur Press Association. 1884 Aug. came with father's family to Pomona for health worked in grocery store of his father on East side Main St. N. of old Pomona Valley Bank [illegible] 2nd & Main. 1885 Jan 31 issued first copy of the Progress in building of Henry H[illegible] on 2nd street E. of main Office [illegible] and paper suspended after 5 weeks. Progress resumed in Pomona Bank Building F. P. Firey and C. I. Lorbeer proprietors 1886 sold his 1/2 in [illegible] to post [illegible] and went to Tucson and Denver for health reutrned to P
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