"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.


Pecor, Jr., Nazair a successful merchant of Rhinelander, who has also taken a prominent part in the affiars of local government, was born in the province of Quebec, Canada, Sept. 6, 1873, the son of Nazair and Christine PECOR. The parents, also natives of Canada, came to Wisconsin in 1875, locating at Necedah, where for 15 years Nazair PECOR, Sr., followed the logging and lumbering industry. In 1890 he came to Rhinelander to make his home here and cotinued to work for different lumber companies until 1898, when he retired from active work. He and his wife are still residing in this city. They have been the parents of seven children: Nazair, Jr., subject of this sketch; Joseph, deceased; Mary, now Mrs. George FLAGSTADT of Escanaba, Mich.; John, of Iowa; Fred, who is head sawyer for the Thunder Lake Lumber Co.; George of Rhinelander; and Henry, also of this city, who is in the employ of the "Soo" Railway. Nazair PECOR, Jr., as a boy attended school in Necedah, and subsequently worked for his father in lumber yards. Having accompanied his parents to Rhinelander in 1890, he learned the butcher's business, which he has since followed. In 1916 he became a partner with A. E. RHAEUME, the firm taking the style of Rheaume & Pecor and each partner holding a half interest. They are dealers in meats and groceries, and since Sept. 9, 1917, their place of business has been located at No. 120 Thayer Street. It is well patronized, the quality of goods handled by the firm, and the fair dealing experienced, having won the public confidence. For six years Mr. PECOR served the city as alderman for the Second Ward, and he has shown a high sense of civic duty ever since he took up his residence here. He was married in Rhinelander, June 22, 1895, to Hilda ANDERSON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl ANDERSON; both parents are now deceased. The children born to Mr. and Mrs. PECOR are: Arthur, who is now attending school in Milwaukee; and George, who owns a half interest in the Star Grocery Store in Rhinelander. The religious faith of the family is that of the Catholic Church, while Mr. PECOR belongs fraternally tot he Catholic Foresters and the Eagles.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 326, 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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