Bio: Budahn, Leo August
Surnames: Budahn, Nelson, Toeller
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 4 Dec. 1928
Leo August Budahn, son of Mr. and Mrs.
August Budahn, 303 West Blodgett Street, was born in Marshfield, on
May 11, 1897, and has made his home here all his life. Following
his graduation from St. John’s School he accepted a position
as clerk in the Uthermeier-Hintz Store, which he held two years. He
then took a job as driver for the Western Express Company. A year
later he was advanced to express messenger on the Duluth Winnipeg
and Pacific Railway Line with a run between Duluth and Fort
Francis, Ontario. He held that job two years. Returning to
Marshfield, he conducted a grocery store on West Cleveland Street
for one year; managed the Northside Meat Market for Charles Hart
for two years, and clerked in the Consumers for a year and
one-half. He then engaged in business for himself in a general
merchandise store in Unity, which he bought in July 1925. Due to
ill health he sold out in October 1926. He then entered the employ
of the S. Miller Fruit Company as a traveling salesman, and
remained with them until March 1928. He changed to a similar
position with the Copps Coffee Company of Stevens Point, with which
he has been since.
Mr. Budahn was married to Miss Bernice
Nelson, daughter of Mrs. Chris Nelson, Unity, formerly of this
city, at the parsonage of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, by
Reverend H. P. Toeller, on October 31, 1923. He has one daughter,
Ruby Christine, 3 months of age.
Politically, he is Independent. His hobbies are fishing and motoring.
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