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Timme, Ernst G. (ed.) / The Blue Book of the state of Wisconsin
(1889)

Part VIII. Biographical,   pp. [485]-522 PDF (13.0 MB)


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WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK.
                                  Walworth County.
   First District-The towns of Darien, Delavan. La Grange, Richmond, Sharon,
Sugar
   Creek and Whitejater, excepting therefrom  the village of Elkhorn. Population,
   1885- 13,)92.
   FERNANDO C. KIZER (Rep.), of Whitewater, Walworth county, was born in
Strouds-
   burg, Monroe county, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1832; received his education
at the Wyoming
   Seminary, Kingston, Pa.; is now foreman of the shipping department of
the Esterly Har-
   vester Works; came to Wisconsin in 1855 and lived in Watertown one year;
then
   moved to Whitewater and studied law in the office of the Hon. N. S. Murphy,
until the war
   began, when he enlisted in the 3d Wis. Cay.; was first lieut. of Co. D.;
commissioned cap-
   tain of the company, August, 1864; came home In March, 1865; was engaged
in numerous
   fights in southwest Missouri, including Cane Hil, Prairie Grove; has held
many locai
   offices; was town clerk in 1860 and president of the village of Whitewater;
city treasurer
   In 1885, and is now president of the Whitewater Investment and Improvement
Association;
   was elected to the assembly in 1888 for two years, receiving 2,134 votes
against 1,048 votes
   for Amos Ives, democrat; 429 votes F. C. Weaver, prohibitionist, and 9
votes for Martin
   Tuttle, union labor.
   Second District--The towns of Bloomfield, East Troy, Geneva, La Fayette,
Linn, Lyons,
   Spring Prairie, Troy, Walworth and the village of Elkhorn and the city
of Lake Geneva.
   Population, 1885-14,110.
   DWIGHT SIDNEY ALLEN (Rep.), of Lake Geneva, was born in Madison county,
N. Y.,
 February 12, 1843; was educated in the sele3t school in Lake Geneva, and
is engaged in
 farming; came to Wisconsin in 1852 and settled at Linn. Walworth county;
was town treas-
 urer of Linn three years; chairman of the town board of supervisors since
April, 1877; chair-
 man of the county board of Walworth county eight years; was a private in
Co. C, 22nd
 Regt. Vol. Inf.; was captured at Thompson's Station, Tenn.; participated
in the battles at
 Reseca, Dallas Woods, Kenesaw Mountain, Calp's Farm, Peach Tree Creek, and
marched
 with Sherman to the sea; was elected m-.mber of assembly in 1888, receiving
2,299 votes,
 against 960 votes for E. D. Page, democrat, and 251 votes for Huron Hawks,
prohibitionist.
                                Washington County.
                                Population, 1885--23,692.
   FREDERICK C. SCHULER (Dem.), of Boltonville, was born in the Duchy Sax
Weimar,
 Germany, March 8, 1844; received a common school education; is a miller
(of the firm of
 Bolton & Schuler); came to Wisconsin in July, 1853, and settled with
his parents at Sheboy-
 gan Falls, removing in 1859 to Plymouth, and thence in 1863.to Boltonvllle,
his present home;
 was justice of the peace from 1876 to the present time; has been chairman
of the town
 board of Farmington from 1877 to 1887, and was chairman of the county board
in 1881, '82;
 was appointed postmaster in June, 1 83, but resigned in June, 1884; was
elected member of
 assembly for 1885 and 1887, without opposition, and re-elected for 1889,
receiving 3,093 votes
 against 1, 640 votes for George Noller, independent democrat; was appointed
by Governor
 Rusk a member of the Legislative Visiting committee to the state institutions
in 1886, and
 was re-appointed in 1888.
                                Waukesla County.
First District-The towns of Brookfield, Lisbon, Menomonee, Muskego, New Berlin,
Pe.
     waukee and Waukesha, and the village of Waukesha. Population, 1885-
16,762.
  GEORGE WINANS (Dem.), of Waukesha, was born in Camanche, Iowa, in 1840;
re-
ceived a common school and academic education at Albany and Mount Carroll,
Ills.; is by
occupation a pilot and lumberman; came to Wisconsin in 1862 and settled at
Chippewa
Falls, and removed to Waukesha in 1875, where he has since resided; never
held any public
position until elected to the assembly in 1888 for two years, receiving 2,382
votes against
1,642 votes for .I. L. Snyder, republican, and 140 votes for Geo. McKerrow,
prohibitionist.
Second District-The towns of Delafield, Eagle, Genesee, Merton, Muckwanago,
Ottawa,
  Oconomowoc, Summit and Vernon and city of Oconomowoc. Popuation, 1885 -14,361.
  EPHUAIT BEAUMONT (Rep), of Hartlaud post-office, Wisconsin, was born near
Hud-
dersfield, Yorkshire, England, February 19, 1834; received an academic education;
is a
farmer and summer hotel keeper; came to Waukesha, Wis., in 1851; crossed
the plains in 1854


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