Bio: Cutler, Charles (1881)


Surnames: Jackman, Porter, Cutler

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 320

CHARLES CUTLER, Eau Claire, came to Milwaukee in 1846, but did not permanently locate there until November, 1855. He remained there until 1863. He has been engaged in engineering over twenty years, on several of the Western and Southern railroads. His first engineering was done in Wisconsin, in 1855. From December, 1863, until February, 1865, he was in the South. In 1865, he located in Madison, running a locomotive on the Milwaukee & Prairie du Chien road, and, six months later, returned to Milwaukee, and was employed on the Milwaukee & Saint Paul road until 1863; was employed on the Winona & Saint Peter road, from 1868 to 1869, residing at Winona, moving in the latter year to Wabasha, running a stationary engine and steamboat engineering while there. In November, 1871, he came to Eau Claire, and ran a locomotive on the West Wisconsin road, until late in 1874. In 1875, he took charge of the G. E. Porter Fire Engine, No. 2, of which he is still engineer, besides having charge of the City Hall building and giving some of his attention to farming. He was born in the city of Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 2, 1835, and lived in Illinois during 1849. He is the son of Hector and Permelia Cutler, who came from Buffalo in 1828. His father died in the Fall of 1849. His mother resides in St. Louis. He was married in Milwaukee, Dec. 24, 1859, to Elizabeth Jackman, who was born in England. They have six children - Frank, Florence, George L. J., Willie, Fred and Harry, the two latter being twins.



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