Edwin Buker's Planing Mill, Greenwood, Eaton twp., Clark Co., WI

Bio: Buker, Edwin (Planing Mill)

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Surnames: Buker, Durig


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Wis.) 2 February 1900



Edwin Buker's Planing Mill

Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin


The above ad appeared in the Greenwood Gleaner, February 2, 1900.

This Planing Mill did a variety of mill working and was owned by Edwin Buker who later served as Greenwood's Mayor (1914 - 1918 and again from 1928-1940).  "Ed" was born May 14, 1869 in Sheboygan County and moved to Greenwood at the age of 4 years with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buker. He also engaged in logging and lumber business.


June 14th, 1894 he was married to Anna Wehrman who died May 22, 1912.

Mr. Buker was an alderman for a number of years.  Edwin Buker belonged to the prestigious Greenwood Commercial Club and was present for the Banquet held in honor of the unveiling of the Peace Monument given to the city by Ernest Durig in 1937.  The Buker family belonged to the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church and are buried in the cemetery grounds next to it.


Edwin Buker, 1937


Related Links


Bio: Buker, Ed (4-May-1900)

Obit: Buker, Anita ( 1888 - 1920) - second wife.

Cemetery Records

Obit: Buker, Anna (1873 - 1912)

Obit: Buker, Edward (1869 - 1954)



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