- William H. Collier, a substantial citizen of Miller Township, Gentry County who is a successful farmer and stockman was born in Gentry County, Dec. 12, 1864, and is a son of William and Sarah (Campbell) Collier. William Collier was a soldier in the Union army and was killed in battle.
William H. Collier, the subject of this sketch, has been engaged in farming and stock raising since early life. He first bought 40 acres of land and afterwards bought more land as opportunities afforded and conditions favored until he is now the owner of 570 acres of productive and well improved land which is considered one of the best farms in Gentry County. Here he has been successfully engaged in farming and stock raising for many years. Mr. Collier married Anna McColloch, a daughter of Porter and Sarah Ann (Reese) McColloch, natives of Indiana.
History of Davies and Gentry Counties Missouri
Historical Publishing Company Topeka-Indianapolis 1922