"History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin"

Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. Printed in 1924 by H.C.Cooper. Jr. & Co., Minneapoli-Winona MN. ill. 787 pages. The first two hundred pages are history of the three counties, the remainder of the book is biographies.


Anderson, Edward M. paymaster for the Hackley-Phelps- Bonnell Co., of Phelps, Vilas County, was born in the town of Unity, Clark County, Wis., March 10, 1889, son of Charles and Lucille (BROWN) ANDERSON. The father was born in Sheboygan County, Wis., and the mother in Michigan. They were married at Unity, and were prominent farmers in Clark County for many years. Edward M. ANDERSON acquired his education in the district schools of Clark Couty and the high school in Unity, being graduated with the class of 1908. His next four years were spent teaching school in Marathon County and after that he attended the Stout Manual Training School in Menomonie, Wis., for one term. In March, 1913, he became connected with the Doud & Sons Lumber Co. at March, Marathon County, Wis., and remained with them for 18 months subsequently as their purchasing agent. In September, 1915, Mr. ANDERSON bought a farm in the town of Frankfort, Clark County, which he operated for two and a half years. In November, 1917, he came to Phelps, Wis., with the Hackley-Phelps-Bonnell Co. as their paymaster, in which capacity he has since served. He is also a stockholder in the Phelps State Bank and is a notary public. In June, 1921, he bought a fine residence on a two-acre tract of land just west of the Hackley-Phelps-Bonnell Co.'s sawmill; he also owns two lots in the Lake View addition. Mr. ANDERSON was married Aug. 10, 1911, in March, Wis., to Gertrude NELDBERG, daughter of Anton and Lena (NELSON) NELDBERG, and of this union three children have been born: Willis B., May 30, 1915; Ralph, born March 14, 1917; and Alice M., born Dec. 1, 1921. The family attend the Congregational Church.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 428-429, History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin; Compiled by George O. Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others 1924, H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co

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