Mrs. Oline O’Banion was recognized as Master Farm Homemaker by The Farmer’s Wife of St. Paul, Minnesota, and by State College during Farm and Home Week in 1928.
Mrs. O”Banion was born in South Dakota; attended public school through the eighth grade, then took a business course and was a stenographer for a number of years.
The O’Banions owned 120 acres of diversified farming land near Canton, South Dakota. Even in 1928 their farm home was fully equipped with running water and electric lights and appliances.
Mrs. O’Banion’s chief farming project was that of raising poultry. He leisure house were spent reading and doing fancy work.
Mr. and Mrs. O’Banion raised four children, all of whom finished high school. One son attended the University of Minnesota.
Mrs. O’Banion organized the Canton Progressive Club and was its first president. She was a member of the Congregational Church, Ladies’ Aid, choir, and served as assistant teach of the Congregational Bible Class.