Bio: Gough, Arthur (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 210.


ARTHUR GOUGH, lawyer, Chippewa Falls, was born in the county of Londonderry, Ireland, Feb. 11, 1826, and came to America in 1856. He was educated in law in the old country, and is a graduate of Queen's University in Ireland, receiving the degree of A.M. He came to Chippewa Falls in May, 1856, and commenced practicing law the following year, which he has since continued in all the courts of this State. He was engaged in lumbering for two years, and in farming fourteen years. He lives on the first farm opened by the old lumbering company. He was County Judge one term. Justice of the Peace two terms, School Secretary under the town system, and has been Court Commissioner since 1867, He was married in County Galway, Ireland, Sept. 3, 1853. to Mary Ann Cavanaugh, who was born there. She died in 1860. They had four children: Anabel, Susan, Hugh and Mary Ann. Mr. Gough was married in Chippewa Falls, April 2, 1867, to his present wife, - Mary Jennings, who was a native of County Galway, Ireland. They have six children: Arthur, Joseph, Dinah, William, Francis and Walter. They have lost one child.



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