Bio: Vaillancourt, Gideon D.
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---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 218-219.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF GIDEON D. VAILLANCOURT

GIDEON D. VAILLANCOURT, saloon, Chippewa Falls, came to Wisconsin in 1863. Located at this place and was ergaged lumbering for three years. Opened a saloon and restaurant in Spring of 1867, in company with Moses Hibbard, and they continued together for some years. Has been in present business alone for ten years, and at one time did a wholesale trade in connection with saloon. Was Alderman of First Ward, elected in 1872 for three years, clerk in office of Lieutenant- Governor of State for one term, and is now Supervisor of First Ward. Born in Quebec, Canada, June 12, 1843; came to United States in 1863. Married at St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 14, 1869, to Rose A. Fontaine, born in Montreal, Canada. They have three childrenóCharles G., Maud, three years old, and Ida R., six years old.

 

 


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