"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.


Gauthier, Charles a government official of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, was born at Bernice Falls, Chippewa County, Wis., Aug. 10, 1864. He attended school there and assisted in the operation of the home farm until his father's death, after which for nearly 20 years he followed the lumber industry in the woods of northern Wisconsin. He came to Lac du Flambeau in 1885 and worked in the sawmill for a short time, after which he followed the same work at Merrill for five years. He then returned to Lac du Flambeau and assisted his brother, who was at that time operating a stage line from Flambeau Station to the village. In April, 1906, he was appointed chief of police of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, and he has ever since served in this capacity; he also acts as interpreter at the government school and as investigator of outside reports, and in July, 1923, he was appointed by the state as special revenue officer at the reservation. He has served faithfully and ably in all these offices, and has come to be looked to for advice touching on many different phases of the administration of the reservation's affairs. Mr. GAUTHIER was married at Lac du Flambeau, Oct. 25, 1899, to Miss Amanda PETERSON. Seven children, as follows, have been born to Mr. and Mrs. GAUTHIER: Benjamin C., who is now operating Sand Lake Resort; Margaret, deceased; Mabel, who is Mrs. Art SHARBAL of Lac du Flambeau; Mamie, who is Mrs. DEVINE of Lac du Flambeau; and Hazel, Frances and Dorothy, who are living at home. Mr. GAUTHER is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and Mrs. GAUTHIER of the Royal Neighbors.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 467, 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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