Bio: Coleman, Henry, Honorable (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin,, pg. 206-207.


HON. HENRY COLEMAN, Judge of the Municipal Court, Chippewa Falls, was born in Ghent, Columbia Co., N. Y., Jan. 22, 1814; lived there until he was thirteen years of age, then went to Rochester, N. Y., where he remained until he came to Chippewa Falls, in April, 1857; took charge of H. S. Allen & Co.'s store, and was connected with the store and mill until Pound, Halbert & Co. purchased the property. He then took charge of the mill, and continued there until 1873. He was Lumber Inspector of the Sixth District for two years. He has been Municipal Judge ever since the office was created. For six years he was Clerk of the Circuit Court, and in early days held the office of Town Assessor several years; was member of the Board of Supervisors one term. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M. In October, 1837, he was married in Brooklyn, N. Y., to Persis Marshall, a native of Concord, N. H. They have five children living—Edward H., Elizabeth M., Marietta, Henry B. and Ernest. Lost three children; they died in infancy.



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