Bio: McGuire, Frank M. (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 213.


FRANK M. McGUIRE, proprietor of livery stable, Chippewa Falls, was born in the parish of St. Giles, Canada East, Oct. 5, 1835; removed from there to St. Paul, Minn., in 1856; afterwards resided at Prescott, in Pierce County; came to Eau Claire, May 1, 1858. He was engaged in mercantile business about five years, and was also engaged in the lumbering business until 1880; commenced livery business May 11, 1874; came to Chippewa Falls, Sept. 16, 1879. In 1861, soon after the war broke out, he and Capt. Perkins raised a company, and Mr. McGuire was commissioned second lieutenant. He served in the 8th Wis. V. I. for about a year, and then resigned. He is the man who purchased the War Eagle "Old Abe" from Daniel McCann, for $3.50, and took the eagle to their company. Mr. McG. was married in Eau Claire, April 13, 1862, to Etha Maria Daniels, who was born in Germany, Feb. 5, 1833, and came to Madison, Wis., in 1852; resided there about eight years, and then came to Eau Claire. They have three children living: Louis James, born Nov. 24, 1863; Daniel Ottin, born Oct. 11, 1865, and Arthur, born Dec. 18, 1869. Lost one son, Francis E., their third child.



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