Bio: Zilisch, William E. MD (1873 – 19??)
Surnames: Zilisch, Hannemann, Mackie, Fehland
---Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.
Zilisch, William E. MD (21 December 1873 – 19??)
WILLIAM E. ZILISCH. M D, who has been engaged in the practice of medicine at Wausau since 1907, was born at Hustisford, Dodge County, Wis. December 21, 1873, a son of F. W. and Emily (Hannemann) Zilisch, both of whom are now deceased. The father, born in Germany came to America when a young man and was a cabinetmaker and furniture dealer. His death occurred in 1903 when he was aged fifty-four years. The mother survived until 1898. William E. was the eldest born of the family of three sons and one daughter. Gustav lives in Dodge County, having succeeded his father in the furniture business. Hugo, the youngest is a window trimmer by trade and resides in California. Johanna is the wife of David Mackie of Ashland, Wis.
William E. Zilisch received his early education in the public schools, also attending the Juneau High School, of Juneau, Wis. In 1898 he entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago, from which he was graduated in the class of 1902. For one year he was an interne at St. Mary's Hospital at Oshkosh and for four years engaged in practice at Hortonville, Wis. In 1907 he came to Wausau, where he has an office in the Livingston Building and engages in a general practice. He belongs to the Marathon County, the Wisconsin State and the American Medical Associations. In politics he is a Republican and he is a member of the Lutheran Church.
Dr. Zilisch was married in 1904 to Miss Anna Fehland, a daughter of H. R. Fehland, of Merrill, Wis., and they have three children: Norma, Dorothy and Verona.
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