T. V. Holston

Source: History of Northern Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development, and Resources, an Extensive Sketch of Its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages, Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers, Views of County Seats, Etc. Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1881. p. 72

T. V. HOLSTON, agent for the Wisconsin Central Railroad, Ashland, was born in Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 1, 1847. While there he attended the Ward schools and afterwards the Lawrence University, at Appleton. He taught school in Bailey Harbor and in Oakfield, and then moved to Fond du Lac County and went to farming. He learned telegraphy at Delavan, and then took the Saukville Station, on the Milwaukee and Northwestern Railroad, removing first to Hilbert and then to Stevens Point. In 1879 came to Ashland and conducted the station as well as the telegraph business. In 1871 he married Miss Leila A. Maxson, of Waupun. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and belongs to the Baptist Church, as does also his wife.

 

 

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