Shattuck, S. F., et. al (ed.) / A history of Neenah
The 1840's to 1860's inclusive, pp. 13-20 PDF (2.0 MB)
THE 1840'S TO 1860'S INCLUSIVE building close to the C&NW tracks, Bishop & I)eLong started fashioning monuments in I865. Then came a succession of ownership: Bishop & Rhodes 1872--I886 Bishop & VanSlyke 1886-I893 Louis Willis 1893-1914 (who moved in 19o5 to a lot adjoining the Bergstrom Paper Company office) John C. Zentner 1914 1924 (who moved to the present location) and Charles J. Madson 1924 - 954 (who built the present structure that houses shop, office and display room). Present officers are: John Stark, President Ellsworth Prahl, Treasurer Bernice Prahl, Vice President Verene Stark, Secretary Win. kIrueger Co. Win. Krueger Company was founded in 1866 by Win. Krueger, who came to Neenah from Germany in 1849. He settled originally on a farm in the Town of Clayton, and moved to Neenah to go into the hardware business seventeen years later. His two sons, Henry F Krueger and M. W. Krueger, joined him in the 189o's. Later, Win. H. Krueger and Carl F. Krueger, sons of Henry F. Krueger, also entered the business. The original Wm. Krueger became inactive in i 890, and the business was then operated by H. F. Krueger and M. W. Krueger until their deaths in 1933 and 1941, respectively. In 19o6, Win. Krueger Com- pany was incorporated, the officers being H. F. Krueger, President; M. W. Krueger, Vice President and Secretary; and W. H. Krueger, Treasurer. At this same time a furniture department was established, and this department finally occupied 103 and 107 West Wisconsin 19
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