Bio: Culbertson, James H. (1881)


Surnames: Culbertson, Chickering

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

JAMES H. CULBERTSON, Eau Claire, was born near Albany, Whiteside Co., Ill., Aug. 20, 1842, and lived in that State until 1851, when, with his mother, he went to St. Paul, Minn., and two years later moved to Le Sueur, Minn. In the Spring of 1854, he removed to Red Wing, and from there to Pepin, in 1857, two years later going to Dunnville, and, in 1861, from Dunnville to Durand, where he remained until 1868, when he came to Eau Claire. Mr. Culbertson was in the drug business while in Durand, and continued it in Eau Claire until 1871, in which year he began publishing the Chippewa Valley News. He continued that until 1874, when he commenced studying law, and was admitted to the Bar in October, 1876. He has been in the practice of his profession since that time in Eau Claire. He was elected Justice of the Peace in 1870, and served two years; was re-elected in the Spring of l88l, and is now serving in that position. He was married Nov. 28, 1877, at Johnstown, Rock Co., to Annie A. Chickering, who was born in Green Lake County.



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