Bio: Pose, Jules (History - b 1821)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Pose, Kemp, Posey

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

Jules Pose, proprietor Lincoln House, Merrill, was born in Montreal, April 18, 1821, and came to Wausau in the spring of 1849, where he was occupied in lumbering and logging. Then moved to Trapp River, where he lived four years, in the same business. From there he went to Rock Falls, where he kept the stage station, and remained ten years. He then moved to Merrill, where he was engaged in lumbering for two years. Then he followed the hotel business for nine years, when his house caught fire and burned. In 1878, he erected the Lincoln House, a fine, large, building. He was married Aug. 9, 1858, in Marathon Co., Texas Tp., to Ann Kemp, a native of Scotland, born October, 1835. They have five children James A. Posey, Julius W., Jr., John, Paul and Robert.


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