PHILIP HEINKEL


From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 999

PHILIP HEINKEL, proprietor of cigar factory and wholesale and retail dealer in cigars, etc., is the son of John and Rica HEINKEL, and was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, Jan. 9, 1848; came to America and direct to Madison, Wis., in the fall of 1867; for ten or twelve years, he worked in the tin business, but in February 1880, he began his present business, in which he now employs ten hands. Mr. H. was for some time a student at a military academy in his native country; was afterward drafted into the army,and served five months. Mr. H. is a Mason, a member of Turner's Society and also of Toledgranz and of the Singers; he has held several offices in each of these bodies; he is Captain of the Governor's Guards.


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