Chippewa County, Wisconsin; Past and Present

Chippewa County, Wisconsin; Past and Present : A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...of Jerry Ward, of Chippewa county, and they have become the parents of two children: Charles, who married Miss.May Webb, by whom he has a daughter, Inez; and Irene, who married Percy Gorton, by whom she has two sons, Elmer and Edgar. Fraternally Mr. Shipman is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and he is a republican in his political beliefs, having served as town clerk and a member of the town board. He is held in high regard throughout Chippewa county and has an extensive and representative circle of friends. CHARLES F. ALTHANS. Charles F. Althans is living retired after fourteen. years of close connection with business interests of Bloomer as part owner of the Bloomer Brewery. He was born in Iowa in 1859 and is a son of C. F. Althans, a native of Germany, who came to the United States in 1851, locating first in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There he engaged as a painter for some time, moving thence to Quincy, Illinois, and later to Keokuk, Iowa, where he published a republican newspaper during the Civil war. In 1869 he moved to Alma, Wisconsin, and he died in Eau Claire, this state, in 1891, when he was sixty-six years of age. He married in Philadelphia Miss H. Pfeiffer and they became the parents of three children: Charles F., of this review; Charles W., a resident of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mrs. G. Walker, of Nelson, Visconsin. After acquiring a public-school education Charles F. Althans worked in the sawmills until 183 when he learned the tinner's trade which he followed in various parts of the middle west until 1898. In the latter year he moved to Bloomer and formed a partnership with Valentine Schon in the operation of the Bloomer Brewery. For fourteen years thereafter he continued his connection with this...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236824156
  • 9781236824158