Bio: Plumer, Daniel L. (1881) 
Contact: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Plumer, Draper, Silverthorn


----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 565


DANIEL L. PLUMER, banker. Came to Wausau in 1857; engaged in lumbering and civil engineering, making land surveys, etc. In 1869, he made the first preliminary survey for the Wisconsin Central Railway from Unity to Bayfield, and was engaged to some extent in civil engineering up to 1876. He is now engaged in banking and lumbering with George and Willis C. Silverthorn, and is also one of the directors and is treasurer of the Wausau Lumber Co. The firm of Silverthorn & Plumer did a general real estate business from the time they opened their banking institution in 1868, until 1880. Mr. Plumer was County-Surveyor for twelve years, member of Assembly in 1873, member of the County Board for several years, and Member of the Board of Aldermen at the same time. He was City Surveyor several years, and in 1878, was Mayor. Mr. Plumer was born in Epping, Rockingham Co., N. H., Jul 3, 1837, and came from Epping to Wisconsin, in 1857. He was educated at Epping, Nottingham and the Academy at New London, N. H., and married at Schenevus, Otsego Co., N. Y., Sept. 13, 1869, to Mary Jane Draper.



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