Bio: Moon, Delos R. (1881)

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Surnames: Moon, Gilman

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 329

DELOS R. MOON, Eau Claire, was born at Ellery Center, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., Aug. 29, 1835, and moved with his mother to Aurora, Kane Co., Ill., in 1844, living there until 1857, and reaching Eau Claire on Aug. 1, of that year. He was employed by Hall & Bros, to take charge of the bank bearing their name, which had been organized under State laws and was one of the first banks in the place. In 1861, he left the bank and engaged in the lumber business. He is president of the Chippewa Valley Telegraph and Telephone Co.; is vice-president of Shell Lake Lumber Co. at Shell Lake, in Burnett County. He was married in Aurora, Oct. 12, 1858, to Sally F. Gilman, who was born near Granville, Licking Co., Ohio. They have seven children L. Gilman, Frank H., Angle, Sumner Gilbert, Chester, Pauline and Delos.

 

 


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