"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.


Osborne, L. W. editor of the Tomahawk Leader, was born at Beloit, Wis., March 5, 1890. His boyhood was spent at Brodhead, Wis., and he was graduated from the Brodhead High School with the Class of 1908. He began to learn printing in 1906 while attending school and after his graduation he became a member of the trade and employed in newspaper work. He was foreman on the Beloit Daily Free Press from 1912 to 1915 and forman on the Ironwood (Mich.) Times from 1915 to 1917, and it was in the latter year that he purhcased the Tomahawk Leader. In June 1918, he entered into World War service and after remaining in the army until December, that year, was discharged at Camp Grant, Ill., with the rank of regimental sergeant-major. He is a member of Bronsted Post. A. L., of which he was adjutant for three years. As a member of the library board he has rendered useful service, and he is fraternally affiliated with the Masons and Knights of Pythias. Mr. OSBORNE was married July 14, 1921, to Lutie PARKER. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and Mrs. OSBORNE is a member of the Christian Science Society of which she serves as clerk.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 675-676; 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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