Bio: Riplinger, Edward John
Surnames: Riplinger, Neubauer
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 16 Feb. 1928
Edward John Riplinger was born on
December 25, 1883, at Rozellville, Marathon County. He attended the
public school at that community. At the age of 14 he accepted
employment in a printing office in Glidden, and followed the
printing work for ten years. He then worked out of Fond du Lac on
the North Western Railway Line as a brakeman, and then spent two
years doing telegraphic work on the Soo Line. He then came to
Marshfield and worked in the Soo Line yards as a yard clerk, bill
clerk and cashier in the freight office. Leaving the employ of the
Soo Line, he followed the vocation of bookkeeping until three years
ago, when he entered the office supply business.
Mr. Riplinger was married on Thanksgiving
Day, 1906, in Fond du Lac, to Miss Harriet Neubauer of Butternut.
They have two sons: Myron 10, and Warren 7.
He is a member of the Marshfield Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the secretary of Railway City Council of the United Commercial Travelers. A few years ago he served as secretary of the Aerie of Eagles. Politically, he is a Republican. His hobbies are fishing and hunting.
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