"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.

Biography of


Caldwell, James J., an able young business man of Rhinelander, secretary of the Robbins Flooring Co., was born in Duluth, Minn., Oct. 16, 1893, son of Robert D. and Etta V. (BERGER) CALDWELL. He was educated in the public schools of Rhinelander and subsequently spent one year at Carroll College, at Waukesha and also a year in Ferris Institute at Big Rapids, Mich. He then entered the employ of the Robbins Lumber Co., as office man, and remained as such with that concern until October, 1919, at which time the Robbins Flooring Co. was incorporated, and Mr. CALDWELL, having an interest in the business, was made secretary. He is a popular member of Rhinelander society and belongs to the local lodges of Masons and Elks. Mr. CALDWELL was married at Cumberland, Wis., Sept 16, 1922, to Maude MILLER, daughter of F. W. and Cora (HUNTER) MILLER, her parents being prominent residents of that place. Mr. CALDWELL has just completed the construction of a fine dwelling-house at No. 727 Randall Avenue.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from page 216, 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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