Bio: Kreutzer, John W. (No dates given)





Surnames: Kreutzer, Frederick, Grindeman,


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


Kreutzer, John W. (No dates given)


JOHN W. KREUTZER,* owner of the old Kreutzer homestead, containing 160 acres, situated in Marathon County, and one of the leading stockholders of the Athens Creamery Company, was born at Grafton, Ozaukee County, Wis., and is a son of Andrew Kreutzer, an early settler in this section.  


After his school days John W. Kreutzer gave his father assistance on the home farm until he was twenty-one years of age, when he went into the horse business and continued to be extensively interested in the same for fifteen years, when he purchased the old homestead and here carries on both general fanning and dairying, mainly the latter, having Guernsey stock.  


On February 27, 1898, Mr. Kreutzer was married to Miss Marie Frederick, who was born in Washington County, a daughter of Ferdinand and Henrietta (Grindeman) Frederick. After Mrs. Kreutzer's parents came from Germany they settled as farmers in Washington County, Wis., where the mother still lives, but the father is deceased. They had the following children: August, Ferdinand, John, William, Bertha deceased, Helen, Frederica deceased, and Marie. To Mr. and Mrs. Kreutzer three children were born: Alfred, John and Helen. The family belongs to the Lutheran Church. A Republican in politics, Mr. Kreutzer has been recognized by his party as a man in whom to repose confidence, and at different times has had tendered him important local offices. He has served two years as county supervisor and three terms on the village board. He belongs to the M. W. A. at Athens.  



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