Bio: Churchill, Julius C. (1881)


Surnames: Churchill, Parish

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, pages 318-319

JULIUS C. CHURCHILL, Eau Claire, son of Washington Churchill, a resident of the town of Brunswick, Eau Claire Co., was born in the town of Champlain, N. Y., Dec. 22, 1848, and came from there with his parents to the town of Columbus, Columbia Co., in 1854. They moved to Brunswick, Eau Claire Co., in the Spring of 1857. Mr. Churchill lived on a farm until he was seventeen years old. In the Spring of 1866 he came to Eau Claire and worked in the sash, door and blind factory of Graham, White & Co., for four years. He then attended the Commercial College in Sparta a few months, and received the first diploma issued by that institution. He was employed by the Eau Claire Lumber Co., for four years, and was then engaged in general mercantile business for himself for two years, when he returned to the Eau Claire Lumber Co. as manager of the wood supplies and shipping department of that company. He is now serving his third term as Chief Engineer of the Fire Department; is a member of the A., F. & A. M; secretary Lodge 112, King of Eau Claire Chapter 136, Senior Warden of Chippewa Commandery No. 8, and member of the A. O. U. W. He was married in Eau Claire Sept. 19, 1872, to Clara A. Parish, who was born in Baraboo, April 8, 1852, and moved to Eau Claire in 1869. They have one child, Ora Hope, born Aug. 11, 1875.



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