"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.


Theiler, Harry an active factor in the logging and lumbering business of Lincoln County, and a widely known resident of Tomahawk, was born at Wausau, Wis., Aug. 19, 1886, son of Martin and Catherine (WOLTFOGEL) THEILER. He was but a year old when his parents moved from Wausau to Tomahawk, and it was in the latter place that he attended school. After completing his studies he entered the employ of C. M. & St. P. Railway, and after firing a locomotive for four years was promoted in 1908 to the position of engineer. In 1918 he left the road and engaged in the logging business, which he has since followed summer and winter. He has enjoyed success in this enterprise and owns a good home at No. 4, East Spirit Avenue. He belongs to the local lodges of Elks and Knights of Columbus. Mr. THEILER was married June 5, 1912, to Alma P. CONANT, who was born in Wausau, Wis., March 27, 1890, daughter of Herbert and Abigail (WOODARD) CONANT, and who came with her parents to Tomahawk when she was five years old. To Mr. and Mrs. THEILER have been born five children: Marion E., March 8, 1913, Ruth A., March 11, 1915; Mildred L., Dec. 1, 1917; Jean H., Nov. 25, 1919, and Norma H., Sept. 24, 1921. Mrs. THEILER is a graduate of the Tomahawk High School, class of 1908. The family stands high in the community and are members of the St. Mary's Catholic Congregation.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 564; 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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