"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.


Leary, Frank S. cashier of the People State Bank of Three Lakes, was born in Dayton, Wis., Feb. 27, 1892, son of Michael and Katherine (TOUNLY) LEARY. The parents were natives of Wisconsin, the father being for many years a passenger conductor on the railroad, later, however, becoming a farmer. He and his wife are now living at Almond, Portage County, Wis. Frank S. LEARY acquired his education in Almond, attending both the common and high school. He then learned telegraphy and subsequently followed that occupation at various stations on the Ashland division of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. In February, 1920, Mr. LEARY was tendered the position of cashier of the Three Lakes State Bank, which he held until April, 1923, having proved himself thoroughly capable and won popularity with the patrons of the institution, in which he is also a stockholder. On April 12, 1923, he became cashier of the People State Bank of Three Lakes. He has been an active factor in the affairs of local government, having served three years as treasurer of Three Lakes village and town. On April 6, 1917, Mr. LEARY was united in marriage with Emma BEANE, of Woodruff, Oneida County, Wis., and he and his wife are the parents of one child, Thelma Ursula, who was born March 6, 1918. The family are members of the Catholic Church, and Mr. LEARY also belongs to the Modern Woodmen of America.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 371; 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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