"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.


Jungman, Charles a popular summer resort keeper in Vilas County, proprietor of Boot Lake Resort on Boot Lake in the town of Cloverland, was born in Milwuakee, Wis., July 5, 1877, son of Fred and Mary (DIPPEL) JUNGMAN. The father, a native of Germany, came to America in 1860, landing at Baltimore, where he remained for a short time. He then came west to Milwaukee, where for some 30 years he was proprietor of a butcher shop. After that he was in the cigar manufacturing business but is now retired and is living at Menomonee Falls, Wis. His wife Mary, mother of Charles, passed away July 31, 1909. Charles JUNGMAN was educated in the Milwaukee schools and for 24 years subsequently, with the exception of one year, he was in the employ of the Milwaukee Gas & Light Co. as inspector of gas ranges. In the exceptional year he was doing similar work for the San Francisco Gas and Light Co., in the far off California city. After giving up his connection with the gas and light business he eatablished a grocery store in Milwaukee, at 824 Ninth Street, which he conducted for two years. He then operated a transfer line for a year and for six years drove a truck for Doelger & Kirsten, proprietors of a machine shop. In April, 1922, he came to Vilas County and purchased the resort he is now conducting, comprising 320 acres of sections 10, 11 and 2, town of Cloverland, from Mrs. M. J. STROMBERG. His main lodge measures 25 x 50 feet, and the first floor being used for dining-room, kitchen and two bed-rooms, and the second floor having seven bedrooms. He has also three cottages and one winter house, all the buildings being constructed of logs. Mr. JUNGMAN'S resort will accommodate 50 people. He keeps ten boats, furnishes guides and keeps an excellent table, Mrs. JUNGMAN supervising the kitchen. The vegetables used are raised in their own garden, and hence are always fresh, as also are the milk and cream. They also keep chickens to add to their menu, and in every respect study the comfort and well-being of their guests. His post office is Eagle River. Mr. JUNGMAN was married in Milwaukee, Sept. 15, 1909 to Miss Audrey COWDEN, and they have had three children: Gladys, Bernice, who died at the age of three years, and Charles, Jr. Mr. JUNGMAN is a member of Lodge No. 46 B. P. O. E., of Milwaukee.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 750-751, 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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