Hull, Iowa

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Hull is a city of Iowa in the United States. The city began on May 15, 1886 and was first named Pattersonville after John G. Patterson.[1] The name changed one more time to Winland,[2][3] before it was named for John A. T. Hull, a U.S. Representative from Iowa.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names. University of Iowa Press. p. 112. ISBN 9781587297595. 
  2. "Hull: Past, Present and Future". Newspapers.com. 25 October 1929. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. Frazier, Joseph (2010). The WPA Guide to 1930s Iowa. University of Iowa Press. p. 448. ISBN 9781587296635. 
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Government Printing Office. p. 163.