Bio: Pirwitz, Paul Gustav 

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Pirwitz, Wegner, Ehrlich 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 21 Jan. 1928 

Paul Gustave Pirwitz was born on a farm in the town of Grant, Clark County, January 18, 1891. He attended the public school in the town of Grant, and the Lutheran Parochial School in Neillsville. After leaving school, he worked on his father’s farm until 23 years of age, when he took a course of training in an automobile school in Kansas City, Missouri. He then worked in North Dakota and Washington at his trade of automobile mechanic about a year, after which he returned to Neillsville, where he spent about six months. He then came to Marshfield, in the year 1915, to accept a job as auto repair man with the Marshfield Hardware and Auto Company. Six months later, he entered into partnership with Max Wegner, to engage in the auto repair and sales business, with which he has been identified since. 

Mr. Pirwitz was married to Miss Ella Ehrlich, of Marshfield, in Marshfield, on January 30, 1918. They have three children: Dorothy 8, Raymond 6, and Ruth 3. 

He is a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of this city. Politically, he is Independent. His hobbies are hunting and fishing.  



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