From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 989-990

MORRIS E. FULLER, a native of Little Falls, Herkimer Co., N.Y.; came to Madison, May 1856, and engaged in the grocery business in the same building where he now carries on agricultural implement trade; was four years in the grocery trade; in the fall of 1861, he took charge of camp supplies here and six months later he with partners took charge of all camps in the State except one; three months later they furnished supplies to all the troops in the State; same company also furnished about 6,000 horses to the Government; in 1862, commenced handling the Wood mowers which they now sell in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Dakota, and north half of Iowa; sales run from 5,500 to 8,500 machines per annum. Mr. F. is President of Gas Company, Director of First National Bank, and Trustee of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. The firm of FULLER & JOHNSON was organized in spring of 1879; they give employment to about fifty men.

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