Alex Manson

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Black and white photographic portrait of Alexander Manson (1875-1966) in police uniform with a badge reading "CHIEF" on his cap. Manson served as chief of police in Grinnell from 1921 through 1939. Judging by his appearance, this photograph was most likely taken in the 1920s. During World War I he joined the YMCA and served as secretary with overseas duty in Paris for 2 1/2 years.