"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.


Bode, Herbert E. chiropractor, who has been well established in Merrill, Lincoln County, for the last eight years, was born at Marietta, Ohio, in February, 1894, son of Henry and Clara (BURKHOLDER) BODE. Both the parents were natives of Ohio, the father being a general merchant and for eight years treasurer of his county. He and his wife Clara are still living in Marietta, he being now retired from active business life. They have had three children, Roy, Tessie and Herbert E. Herbert E. BODE was reared and educated in Marietta, being graduated from the high school in 1912. He then went to Davenport, Iowa, entering the chiropractic college, from which he was graduated in 1914, and in 1915 began practice in Merrill, where he has since remained, having met with liberal patronage. In 1920 he took a post-graduate course at Chicago. In 1916 he was married in Merrill to Lillian THIELMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius THIELMAN. Her parents were early settlers here, Mr. THIELMAN being a prominent merchant here and at one time mayor of the city. He is still living but Mrs. THIELMAN has passed away. Dr. BODE is fraternally affiliated with the local Elks Lodge. He and his wife have two sons, Kenneth and Donald.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 762, 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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