History of the Lake Huron Shore; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...that can contribute to the comfort of his guests. Mr. Osborn also carries on his farm near the village. D. Donohue, liveryman, is a native of Ireland, and emigrated to Canada in 1848. In 1868 he came to East Tawas, and for a time'was engaged in hauling supplies to lumber camps. In 1874 his son purchased the livery stable of Reuben Osborn, and run it until the following October, when he died, and Mr. D. Donohue took the property, and still continues the business. In the Winter he has "tote" teams running between Alpena and Standish. Mr. Donohue is an enterprising man, and does a successful business. Solon Sawyer is a native of Lockport, New York, and in 868 came to East Tawas, and since then has been identified with the manufacture of lumber at this point. For two years after locating here, he was foreman of the saw mill of Smith, VanValkenburg & Co., and then took a similar position with W. G. Grant & Son, now the Emery mill. Mr. Sawyer remained there until the a Winter of 1882, when he returned to his old position, which he still holds. He is one of the reliable men of the county, and stands high in' the estimation of the public. Ho is a member of the Masonic order, and has held the offices of supervisor and highway commissioner. He has a wife and five children. Joseph L. Robinson, of the firm of C. M. Joslin & Co., merchants at East Tawas, is n native of Canada, and came to Michigan with 1 lis parents in 1864. In 1867 his father, Thomas Robinson, settled on a farm in Baldwin Township, about three miles from the villuge of East Tawas. Joseph was ckrk in the village after he arrived at an age when he began to do for himself, and in the Spring of 1881 went into partnership with Mr. Joslin, a leading merchant of the...
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