Bio: Swinehart, William H. (History - b 1855)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Swinehart, Scott, Kline

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

William H. Swinehart, county treasurer, Merrill, was born in Avoca, Iowa Co., Wis., Feb. 9, 1855. He spent his boyhood days at the above place, and afterward attended a classical and musical academy at Madison. Graduated at Northwestern Business College, in Madison, June 1, 1874. He went to Merrill, in December following, and engaged in the employ of State Senator Thomas B. Scott, as book-keeper until Jan. 1, 1881, when he assumed the duties of his present office, having been elected in November, 1880. He was married, at Merrill, Dec. 17, 1877, to Rhoda J. Kline; she was born at Gilletts, Bradford Co., Penn., January, 1862. They have one child living; named Leta T. Lena M., born Jan. 6, 1879, is not living.


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