"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.


Hinkley, Bernice A. manager of the Little Twin Lake Resort in the town of Phelps, Vilas County, was born Feb. 6, 1894, in the town of Mitchell, Sheboygan County, Wis., son of Fred and Beulah (TUPPER) HINKLEY. The parents now reside in Channing, Mich. The subject of this sketch was educated in common schools at Iron Mountain, Grand Bluff and Channing, Mich. He subsequently entered the train service of the C. M. & St. P. Railway on the Peninsula Division, for nine years running out of Channing, after which for one year he worked as an auto mechanic at Benton Harbor, Mich. On June 22, 1921 he entered the employ of C. E. HAZEN at the Long Lake Lodge Resort as truck driver and auto mechanic, remaining there until May 22, 1922. Since then he has been manager of the Little Twin Lake Resort, which is owned by Abel J. ST. LOUIS, who exercises general supervision, while Mr. HINKLEY attends to the outside work. On Jan. 3, 1915 Mr. HINKLEY was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth SPURGEON.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 621-622; 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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