"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.


Kuehne, Lawrence J. agent for the American Railway Express Co., at Eagle River, Vilas County, was born in this village, Feb. 9, 1891, son of Henry J. and Sophia (LUTZ) KUEHNE. He acquired his education in the local schools, being graduated from the high school in 1909. He then taught school in Vilas County three years, after which he entered the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wis., where he took a one year course in electrical engineering. He then spent one year at Armour Institute, Chicago. In 1914 he returned to Eagle River and opened an electrical shop and store, carrying a complete line of electrical and sporting goods. In 1915 he became agent for the American Railway Express Co., in which position he has since continued. He is a member of the Masonic order, belonging to the local Blue Lodge. On Sept. 6, 1916, Mr. KUEHNE was married in West Bend, Wis. to Frances LEINS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. LEINS. Her father is now living at West Bend, Wis., but her mother is deceased. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. KUEHNE have two children: Mary E., born in August, 1917, and Harriette E., born Feb. 12, 1920. Mrs. KUEHNE is a member of the Eastern Star Chapter and of the Earnest Workers Club.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 512-513; 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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