Bio: Wilke, George H. (1880 19??)

 

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Surnames: Wilke, Mueller,

 

----Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.

 

Wilke, George H. (21 January 1880 19??)

  

GEORGE H. WILKE, who is engaged in the jewelry business at Wausau established himself March 1, 1912, at his present location, No. 314 Scott Street, and has been a resident of this city since 1901. He was born at Port Washington, Wisconsin, January 21, 1880, and is a son of William and Wilhelmina Wilke.  

 

George H. Wilke attended the public schools at Port Washington and spent two years in the high school, after which he started to learn the jewelry and optical business and spent eleven years with Otto Mueller at Wausau and then went into business for himself. He is a practical watchmaker and optician and carries a complete line of watches and optical goods and a fine stock of silverware and jewelry. He enjoys the confidence of the public and has satisfactory prospects. Mr. Wilke belongs to the Knights of Pythias and values his social membership with the Wausau Club. He is unmarried.

 

 

 


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