Bio: Withrow, Charles W.
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 221.


CHARLES W. WITHROW, agricultural implements, Chippewa Falls, came to Wisconsin in 1855; located at Yellow River Mills, where he was employed for one and one-half years. He followed farming and lumbering for some years; enlisted in 1862, in 30th Wis. Inf.; served for three years; was with General Pope on the frontier; came to Chippewa Falls in 186S; commenced grocery business, in partnership with J. N. Withrow. He afterward was in planing mill, with three others, for thirteen months, and then engaged in lumbering up to 1877; went to Black Hills, but returned in 187S, and opened a hotel; went again to Black Hills in 18S0, but remained only a short time; opened present business in May, 18St; was elected Justice of the Peace in 1859,0! Eagle Point; held the office for four years; was also Town Assessor of Eagle Point in 186i. Born in White Co., Ill., May 19, 1833; married there June 25, 1851, to Jerusha Hargrave, who was born in White Co., Ill. They have four children—Mary C. (now Mrs. John Hockenbrock), Charles H. (now in California), Emma and John Henry.



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