Bio: Winchester, Willie G. (History - b 1858)

Poster: Crystal Wendt



Surnames: Winchester, Chandler

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

Willie G. Winchester, groceries and provisions, at the upper part of town, in Prospect Park, was born in Boston, Mass., Aug. 25, 1858. He came with his parents to Menasha, in 1866, and spent his boyhood days there for eight years, then he went to Oshkosh; was there four years, and attended school, and clerking in a store. During this time, he went to Iowa, and made a short visit. From Oshkosh he went to Manville, on the Wisconsin Central Railroad, and remained until, October, 1879, employed for Mr. H. H. Chandler, also acting as postmaster. From there he came to Merrill; still in the employ of Mr. C., and remained with him until May 1, 1881, then he began business for himself.


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