Bio: Rach, Louis Hugo
Surnames: Rach, Greiner
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 19 Dec. 1928
Louis Hugo Rach, Route 2, Granton, was
born on a farm in the town of New Holstein, Calumet County,
Wisconsin, April 1, 1887. He attended the public and Catholic
schools in the community of his birth, and lived there until he was
21. He worked on the farm of his father, John Rach, now of Kiel,
Wisconsin. Leaving the farm, he became an apprentice in a cheese
factory in Chilton, holding this job for one year. He then worked
for a year in cheese factories in the town of New Holstein, near
his father’s farm in Selica, Fond du Lac County, and in the
town of Beaver, Clark County. In November 1911 he entered the
cheese manufacturing business for himself in a factory in the town
of York, Clark County; purchased from William Gerlach and known as
the Town Line Factory. Disposing of it two years later, he built a
factory in North Loyal, town of Beaver, and operated it four years,
Selling again, he spent four years in the employ of the C. E.
Blodgett Cheese, Butter, and Egg Company of this city as the
manager of their Stanley warehouse. Resigning from this position,
he again engaged in the cheese manufacturing business in his
present factory, purchased in March 1922.
He was married to Miss Hattie Greiner,
daughter of Mrs. Ed Greiner, Marshfield, in the Catholic church at
Greenwood, January 10, 1912. Their children are: Edgar 15 and
He is a member of the Central Wisconsin Cheesemakers, Buttermakers and Dairymens Advancement Association. Politically, he is Independent. His hobbies are fishing and hunting.
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