Bio: Urquhart, E. L.

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


Biographical Sketch of E. L. Urquhart.

E. L. URQUHART, Sheriff of Taylor Co., Medford; was born in Canada, Jan. 15, 1846. He went to McGill College, and in 1865 removed to Franklin Co., N. Y., and engaged in farming for awhile; he next went to Michigan and lumbered in Muskegan. In 1876 he came to Westboro, Taylor Co., where he was engaged in the same business till 1880. 1878 and '79 he was chairman of Town and County Board and resigned when elected Sheriff in 1879. In 1874 he married Miss Catherine Devereux, of Canada. They have three boys—Kenneth J. Lionel L. and Norman A Mr. Urquhart is a Master of the Masonic Lodge and P. G. of the I. O.O. F.; also a member of the A. O. U. W.



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