Bio: Meyer, Albert Herman
Surnames: Meyer, Lessman
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 20 Feb. 1929
Albert Herman Meyer, 201 South Peach, son
of Mrs. John Meyer, town of Mayville, Clark County, was born in
that township August 24, 1890. Leaving school, he followed farm and
woods work until he reached 20 years of age, after which he
embarked in farming for himself on an 80-acre tract of wild land
two and one-half miles northwest of Dorchester. Four years later he
bought his brother, Herman’s 80-acre improved farm, across
the road from the wild eighty, which was sold a year after
acquiring it. He operated the newly acquired farm for 13 years and
then rented it and moved to Abbotsford where he was employed about
nine months in the Cheese Federation Warehouse. Next he returned to
his place near Dorchester to re-engage in farming. Disposing of the
farm a year later, he moved to this city to work in the local
cheese warehouse, beginning with the opening of the place for
His marriage to Miss Minnie Lessman was
solemnized at the home of the latter’s parents in Lake City,
Minnesota, on April 3, 1916. Their children are: Dorothy 12,
Margaret 7 and Robert.
He is a stockholder of the Dorchester Farmers’ Store and Pea Canning Company and the Marshfield and Abbotsford Cheese Warehouses. Politically, he is a Republican. His hobby is picking wild berries.
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