Memoirs of Milwaukee County; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Milwaukee County Volume 2, PT. 1, Pp. 1-518

Memoirs of Milwaukee County; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Milwaukee County Volume 2, PT. 1, Pp. 1-518

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...he moved later to the Armory on Broadway. He has charge of the physical examinations of the police and fire departments of the city. He has trained many men who hold national amateur records. In politics he is a Republican, and is an honorary member of the West Side Turnve ing in a book store for six years, after which he spent a short time with his brother Frank in the photograph business, which he abandoned to engage with the Grand Union Tea Company. In 1883, May 1, he came to Milwaukee as general manager for this firm at 87-'isconsin street, where he remained fifteen years. He resigned in 1905 to enter the mining business in 1906 with headquarters in Milwaukee. On Dec. 4, 1871, he married Miss Sarah R., daughter of Edward Green, of Saginaw, Mich., and they have been blessed with four children: Samuel born March 15, 1873; Frank E., born May 30, 1879; Grace W., born Sept. 3, 1884; Ralph W., born June 17, 1890. Frank E. is an engineer for the Wisconsin Telephone Co., Samuel E. is in the insurance business and the others are at home. In religion Mr. Clayton is a Presbyterian; he is also a Prohibitionist in politics and a member of the Good Templars. He has been very active in Prohibition politics and in 1896 he was elected State Chairman of that party for Wisconsin, in which capacity he served for ten years. He has been a member of the State Committee for 13 years and of the National Committee for 8 years. The success of this cause has been the dream of his life and the rapid gains the cause is now making all over the country fills his heart with exceeding joy. William F. Bringe, a prominent manufacturing jeweler of Milwaukee, was born in Chicago, Sept. 30, 1878, son of August and Matilda (Fromm)Bringe, both natives of Germany, where...show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123679818X
  • 9781236798183