"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.


Schulz, Edward H. a member of the general mercantile firm of Schulz Bros., of Irma, Lincoln County, was born in Dodge County, April 15, 1883, son of John H. and Wilhelmina (KLEMP) SCHULTZ. He came to Lincoln County with his parents at the age of two years, the family making their home for a short time at Merrill and then moving to Schulz Spur, between Merrill and Tomahawk. It was in the latter place that he grew up and attended rural school. Until arriving at the age of 28 years he lived with his parents, and then became a log scaler and purchasing agent for the Merrill Veneer Co., also becoming a stockholder in the company. In that occupation he was engaged until 1916, and then in the following year he became a member of the firm of Schulz Bros., general merchants at Irma, he and his brother also doing a brokerage business in logging. Edward H. SCHULZ was married June 6, 1912, to Mabel F. MONTGOMERY, daughter of George and Amelia (STREGE) MONTGOMERY of Merrill, Wis., in which city she was born Sept. 30, 1889. She was graduated from the Merrill High School in the class of 1906 and for six years taught rural school in Lincoln County. Mr. and Mrs. SCHULZ established a home in Merrill at No. 90 W. Fourth Street and resided there until he entered into the mercantile business at Irma, where they own a nice residence. They have had three children: Edward H., born May 8, 1915; Dale A., born March 23, 1920, who died May 4, 1921, and Jane A., born March 28, 1922. Mr. SCHULZ is a Free Mason belonging to the Blue Lodge and Eastern Star, and is also a member of the Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen of America and Eagles. In politics he is independent. Mrs. SCHULZ, like her husband, is a member of the Eastern Star and both are members of the Presbyterian Church in Merrill.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 546, 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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