Bio: Heiser, Peter Michael
Surnames: Heiser, Dobmeier, Orgisch, Filyes
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 22 Nov. 1928
Peter Michael Heiser, 812 South Oak
Street, was born in Cooperstown, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin,
August 18, 1870. After leaving school he worked on his
father’s farm until he was 20. He accepted a job as conductor
on the Milwaukee Street Railway System, which he held a year. He
then spent seven years working in logging camps in northern
Wisconsin, in harvest fields in North Dakota, and years running a
head lettuce crate manufacturing industry at Thorp. On February 2,
1904, he associated himself with the Advance Threshing Company of
Battle Creek, Michigan, as a traveling salesman, remaining with
them until 1926. He changed to a similar job with the Huber
Manufacturing Company of Marion, Ohio, also a thresher and tractor
concern, where he has remained. He and his family moved from Thorp
to this city in 1912. Their home has since been here, except for
one year spent in Manitowoc. They returned to this city last
Mr. Heiser was married to Miss Mary
Dobmeier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Dobmeier, Los Angeles,
California, in a Catholic church in Park River, North Dakota, the
home of the Dobmeier family, December 12, 1898. Mr. and Mrs. Heiser
are the parents of five children: Mrs. Carl Orgisch, Kenosha; Mrs.
Ralph Filyes, Manitowoc; Lawrence Heiser, Wausau; Ben Heiser,
Second Lieutenant, United States Field Artillery, Fort Sam Houston,
Texas; and George Heiser, Marshfield.
Mr. Heiser is a former village trustee of Thorp, a part chief ranger of the Thorp Court of the Catholic Order of Foresters, and a past councilor of the Marshfield Council of the United Commercial Travelers. Since coming to this city he transferred to the Marshfield Foresters’ Court. His other fraternal affiliations are with the Elks and the Modern Woodmen. Politically, he is Independent. His hobbies are hunting and skat playing.
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