Bio: Swaner, George W.
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---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 218.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF GEORGE W. SWANER

GEORGE W. SWANER, filer Chippewa Lumber & Boom Co., Chippewa Falls, came to Wisconsin, Dec. 31, 1877, located at Eau Claire; employed in saw-mill, as engineer and millwright, for two years; came to this place in Spring of 1879; employed in present mill for a short time as millwright, and since then as filer; born in Franklin County, Penn., Oct. 22, 183S; went to Ohio with parents when quite young, and was engaged in farming for some five years. In 1857, went to Cedar County, Iowa; was employed at farming, etc. In 1859, went to Kosciusko County, Ind.; employed as engineer in mills for two years, and afterwards as sawyer and filer for sixteen years. Married at Etna Green, Ind., Sept. 13, 1861, to Sarah J. Bin, born in Ohio. They have five childrenóJohn, Maria, Joseph E., Elizabeth and Clara.

 

 


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