"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.
Edwin, Julius manager for the Schlitz Company at Rhinelander,
Oneida County, was born in Fond du Lac, Wis., Jan. 18, 1861, son of
Leoin and Flevia EDWIN. The parents were natives of Canada, who
settled in Fond du Lac anterior to the Civil War period, the father
spending his entire active life from boyhood as a lumberman and farmer.
He died at Marinette about 1908, his wife dying about the year 1900.
Julius EDWIN had very limited educational opportunities in his boyhood
as he was employed in the lumber industry at the age of 16 years, work
ing in the woods in winter and in sawmills in summer. During his spare
moments in camp and on other favorable occasions he would endeavor by
private study to add to his stock of useful knowledge and in time his
education was much improved. He followed the logging industry mostly
on the Marinette River and after that eight years in Oneida County.
In 1909 he became agent for the Schlitz Company at Rhinelander, and is
still holding that position. Mr. EDWIN was married June 30, 1887, at
Marinette, Wis., to Nellie LAWRENCE, who died Aug. 6, 1922, leaving
four children: Harvey, who is proprietor of the American garage in
Rhinelander; Archie, in the sawmill industry in Rhinelander; Florence
who keeps house for her father; and Willard L., who is a chauffeur for
his brother Harvey. Mr. EDWIN is a member of the Catholic Church,
also of the order of the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Order of
Foresters and the Eagles. The family residence is located at No. 34
Alban Street, Rhinelander,
Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 254;
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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