Bio: Healy, F. A.

Contact: Janet Schwarze.

----Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, page 1028.

Biographical Sketch of F. A. Healy.

F. A. HEALY, of the firm of Dodge & Healy, Medford, was born in Markesan, Green Lake Co., Wis., Aug. 11, 1851. When four years of age his parents moved to Horicon, where he remained until his eighth year, when the family removed to Fond du Lac. There he went to the graded school, and in 1868 to Ripon University. In 1871 he was a clerk at Ft. Howard, and came to Medford with Mr. Wheelon, by whom he was employed until he began his present business in 1875. He was the first County Treasurer of Taylor, being appointed by Gov. Taylor, and re-elected in 1876. In 1874 he married Miss Sarah J. Williams, of Columbia County. They have three children—Edna (deseased), Maud E. and Ada M. He belongs to the I. O.O. F. the Workingmen and the T. of H. Mr. Healy's father, Joseph Walter Healy, was one of the pioneers of Green Lake County, having come there in 1845, and as a millwright built mills at Markesan, Fairwater, Horicon, Kekoskee and Foud du Lac. He was of English descent, and in 1879 died, leaving six boys, of whom F. A. is the oldest.



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