Bio: Ryan, M. W.

Contact: Janet Schwarze.


----Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, page 1030.


Biographical Sketch of M. W. Ryan.

M. W. RYAN, restaurant and boarding-house, was born in Burlington, Vt., Dec. 10, 1847; moving to Bristol, Conn., went to school there, and came to Milwaukee. He received his early schooling in Waukesha, Wis., where his mother now lives. In 1860, he went on to the Lakes, and in 1861 attempted to go with the 28th Reg. W. V. I., as drummer boy. In 186.S, in spite of his youth, he enlisted in Co. D. 3d W. V. C. He served till 1865, and was mustered out. In 1866. went to Oshkosh, then to Ft. Howard, and, in 1874, came to Medford; in 1877, he was elected Town Treasurer, which office he held for three years, and in 1878 and 1879 was Deputy Sheriff. In 1880, he opened his restaurant. He is now building a house on Front street, 60x26, at a cost of 82,000, to accommodate his increased business. In 1842, he married Miss Mary Wagner, of Waukesha. They have three children—Macgie, Mary E. and Nellie. He was the first Treasurer of both the I. O. O. F. and the A. O. U. W., and belongs to the Temple of Honor.



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