Bio: Curtis, Walter E. (1880 – 19??)
Surnames: Curtis, Yale, Washburn
----Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.
Curtis, Walter E. (9 May 1880 – 19??)
WALTER E. CURTIS, secretary and general manager of one of the very important business concerns of Marathon County, the Curtis & Yale Company, manufacturers of sash, doors, etc., is also vice president of the Fenwood Lumber Company of Wausau, and stands high in business circles in this section. He was born May 9, 1880, at Dennison, Iowa, and is a son of C. S. Curtis, one of the founders of the above manufacturing company.
Walter E. Curtis was an infant when his parents came to Wausau and here he was reared, attended the common and high schools and then spent two years at the University of Wisconsin. Upon his return to this city he entered the offices of Curtis & Yale and has worked his way through all departments, earning his way to his present responsibilities. Mr. Curtis has long been interested in and identified with Masonry, uniting with the local lodge when twenty-one years of age, is a thirty-second degree member and is serving in his second term as eminent commander of St. Omar Commandery, Knights Templar.
On June 12, 1906, Mr. Curtis was married to Miss Sadie Washburn, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and they have three children: Harriet, Emma and Catherine. He is identified with the Wausau Club, being one of its board of directors.
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