Bio: Gilman, John Lawrence (1881)


Surnames: Gilman, Asher, Chapman

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 322

JOHN LAWRENCE GILMAN, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1866, and has since been engaged in mercantile business in Eau Claire, in partnership with G. B. Chapman, Esq., with the exception of one year. He was born in Granville, Licking Co., Ohio, Sept. 7, 1833, and lived in that State until 1850. Was in California from 1850 to '54; was in Champaign, Ill., until 1864; in Idaho Territory from 1864 to '66. He was married in Granville, Ohio, Sept. 10, 1856, to Nancy E. Asher, who was born in Granville. They have two children, Arthur J. and Helen Pauline. Mr. Gilman was City Treasurer one year. He is a member of the Knights of Pythias.



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