ALONZO G. BARKER


From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 950

ALONZO G. BARKER, freight and ticket agent of C. & N.W. RR; was born in Bangor, Me, in 1846, and in 1855 came to Blooming Grove Township, Dane Co., where he lived until 1862; he was educated with his uncle in Lee Center, Lee Co., Ill.; from 1863 to 1874, was in the employ of the American Express Company. Was married in 1870 to Miss C. H. CLAPP, of Hartford, Conn., who died in 1874; in March 1876, he entered the service of the C. & N.W. RR Co., in present capacity. His present wife's maiden name was Ida KARNE, of Madison, and they were married in 1877; they have one daughter, Bessie L. He was the first Republican Alderman elected from the Third Ward; is a member of the A.F. & A.M.; family affiliate with the Episcopal Church; owns a farm of 50 acres, between Second and Third Ward; is a genial, competent official, and a respected citizen


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