E. D. Cummings is a prosperous young farmer of Fargo, North Dakota. He was born in Gardner, North Dakota, on November 10, 1891, the son of J. B. and Rose (Aldrich) Cummings. His father, now deceased, was a farmer, of Scotch descent. He was a native of Iowa and left that state in 1885, came to North Dakota and settled in Cass county, where he continued to farm until his death, on June 15, 1908, when he passed away at the home of his son, E. D., our subject, who now manages the farm and beautiful country home, consisting of 480 acres of land, nearly all under cultivation. In addition to his general farming, Mr. Cummings conducts a large dairy business and stock raising.
Mr. Cummings is a thrifty, bright and intelligent young farmer, and is considered a valuable citizen in the county. He was educated in the public schools, and was well trained in the science of successful farming. He is the sixth child of a family of eight, viz.: Benjamin, Josephine, Bert, Jennie, Ann, Ella and Iva.
C.F. Cooper & Company, History of the Red River Valley, Past And Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns And Villages of the Valley From the Time of Their First Settlement And Formation, volumes 1-2; Grand Forks: Herald printing company, 1909.