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Past and Present of Livingston County
Volume 2. Biographies

by Major A. J. Roof. 1913

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Pages 192-193

P. E. Bagley is one whose active life has been spent in railroad service and who through determined purpose, strict integrity and conscientiousness has attained an important place in his chosen profession, acting as station agent for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad at Utica. He is a native of Livingston county, born February 1, 1871, and is a son of W. W. and Mary (Exi) Bagley, the former one of the most prominent farmers of Green township, where he now resides. The mother passed away in 1892 and is buried in Utica.

P. E. Bagley acquired his education in the Utica public schools, laying aside his books at the age of twenty and securing employment with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, in the service of which he acts today. He holds the position of station agent at Utica and is one of the most trusted men in the employ of the railroad corporation. He owns also a property near Utica, upon which he resides.

Mr. Bagley was married at Kearney, Nebraska, in 1894 to Miss Josie Barnes, a daughter of Zack and Mary Barnes, both of whom have passed away and are buried in Kearney. Mr. and Mrs. Bagley are the parents of six children: Volney, Vida, Vinita, and Verne, all of whom are attending school; and Victor and Vivian.

Mr. Bagley is a devout member of the Baptist church and has been clerk for the past two years. His political views are in accord with the principles of the republican party, while fraternally he is connected with the Masonic chapter and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He takes a deep interest in public affairs and is a highly respected citizen, having also gained recognition as a faithful an trusted employee of the railroad he serves.

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