"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.
Teal, Jerome G., who is conducting a general insurance, real estate and bond agency in Rhinelander, was born and reared in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, and educated in the common school at Weyauwega, Wis. He spent his vacations working in newspaper offices in Waupaca, Antigo and Rhinelander. After finishing school he entered the employ of the Rhinelander Printing Co., then (in the early 90's) publishing the New North at Rhinelander, and was job printer, foreman, and manager of the office, being in charge for five years during the ownership of George W. BISHOP, then secretary of the first State Board of Immigration and afterward a member of the Wisconsin Board of Control. Upon the death of Mr. BISHOP, Mr. TEAL gave up the printing and newspaper business and engaged in the insurance business, taking over the life, accident and health lines of the Travelers Insurance Co. of Hartford. He is now doing a general insurance, real estate and bond agency, with offices over the Lewis Hardware Store at 108 S. Brown Street. He is a charter member of Rhinelander Lodge, No. 598, B. P. O. E., and Rhinelander Aerie No. 350, F. O. E.
Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 346-347,
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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