Bio: Nyquist, August (1881)

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Surnames: Nyquist, Sampson

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

AUGUST NYQUIST, merchant tailor, came to Eau Claire in the Summer of 1879, and has engaged in tailoring work since he was fourteen years old, and has the largest establishment of that kind in the city, employing six men. He was born in Sweden, Dec. 22, 1844, and came to America in 1876, locating at Winona, Minn., where he lived until coming to Eau Claire. He was married at the former place, Dec. 25, 1873, to Louisa Christina Sampson, who was born in Winona Co. (town of Homer), Minn. They have three sons Frank Edward, Carl Gilbert and Dwight August. Mr. Nyquist is a member of the Temple of Honor and of the A. O. U. W.

 

 


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