Bio: Poznanski, Edward (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 215.


EDWARD POZNANSKI, merchant, Chippewa Falls, was born in Russia Poland, in September, 1839, and came to America in 1867, coming direct to Wisconsin. He lived in Milwaukee about six months and then came to Chippewa Falls, and has been engaged in mercantile business here since. The firm was Glucksman & Poznanski for eleven years; since then Mr. Poznanski has been alone in business. He was married in Milwaukee in May, 1869, to Leah Pozner, who was born in Russia Poland, and reared in London, England. They have two children, Morris A., born in January, 1872, and Gusta, born April 29, 1881. They have lost two children, a son, who died when a few days old, and Bertha, who was born July 9, 1875, and died April 30, 1881. Mr. Poznanski is a member of the I. O. O. F., the Sons of Hermann, Harugari, and Bnai Brith, Isaac Lodge of Milwaukee. He was Alderman of the Fourth Ward one term and Mayor of the city two terms.



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