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Bannister, E. B.
E. B. Bannister, dealer in hardware, stoves, tinware and cutlery, was born in Naperville, Du Page county, Ill., in 1843. He enlisted in Co. B., 105th Ill. Vol. Inft., in 1862, and was appointed regimental postmaster; was in several battles and was discharged at Louisville, Ky., in 1863 and returned to Ill.; removed to Chicago, and in 1871, came to Denison, Crawford county, Ia., and to Vail in the fall of the same year and established his present business. He is a member of the town council. In the autumn of 1871 he was married to Jennie Gould, of Belvidere, Ill.
History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth, Sioux City, 1882, pg 492