"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.


Cepress, M. J. cashier of the First National Bank of Eagle River, who born in Grand Rapids, Wis., (now Wisconsin Rapids) on Aug. 14, 1891, son of Matt and Anna (ZAPAROWSKI) CEPRESS, who are still residents of that city. He was educated in the public schools, being graduated from the high school with the class of 1911. He then entered the Bank of Grand Rapids as messenger boy and in time worked his way up to the position of assistant cashier. In 1921 the Bank of Grand Rapids was consolidated with the First National Bank, under the name of the latter institution, of which in 1921 Mr. CEPRESS became assistant cashier. In March, 1922, he accepted the position of cashier of the First National Bank of Eagle River, in which he has since continued. Since coming to this city he has identified himself closely with its business and social interests and won a high standing in the community. He is a member of the Catholic Church, also of the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Order of Foresters and the Elks. On May 19, 1917, Mr. CEPRESS was married at Wisconsin Rapids to Grade MARSHALL of Dancy, Marathon County, Wis. He and his wife are the parents of two children: Rita, born June 5, 1918, and Maxine, born Nov. 8, 1921. Mr. CEPRESS and his family occupy a pleasant residence on Third Street, which he built soon after coming to this city.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 443; History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin; Compiled by George O. Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others; H.C. Cooper Jr. & Co, 1924

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