Wisconsin, Its Story and Biography, 1848-1913 Volume 4

Wisconsin, Its Story and Biography, 1848-1913 Volume 4

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... given h1m leading rank as an attorney, and where he has also en.yed the distinction of public honors and responsibilities. Clarence A. Lamoreux was born in Portage county, Wisconsin, September 20, 1860, the oldest in a large family of children, eight of whom are still living. His parents were Martin V. B. and Jane (Higgins) Lamoreux. His father, a native of New York state. was a child when the Lamoreux family moved to lVisconsin, settling at Mayville Martin Lamoreux was reared in the country, his youth was spent in a pioneer period, and after reaching manhood he moved to Portage county, where his marriage was solemnized with Jane Higgins, who was also a native of the state of New York. The young couple settled on a farm, and their home was in Portage and in Dodge county; for many years. At one time the father was engaged in the woolen mills. A number of years ago his" interests and residence were transferred to Kansas, and he became a merchant and banker at St. John in that state. While there likewise his business position and public spirit gave him a prominent part in local affairs, and for several terms he was county judge of Stafford county. From Kansas Martin Lamoreux moved to the Pacific Slope, locating fifty miles west of Tacoma, in Washington, at first farming and later merchandising occupied his attention, and he "also did considerable business in the buying and selling of timber claims. His death occurred at the age of sixty-three years, while his wife passed away at the age of fifty. Martin Lamoreux was a Republican, and always an active worker in local politics. Of his public service here should be mentioned his term as United States court commissioner. Fraternally his associations were with the Masonic Order, and he...
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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970462
  • 9781236970466