Bio: Oleson, George (1881)


Surnames: Oleson, Peterson

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

GEORGE OLESON, Eau Claire, came to La Crosse, in June, 1866, and remained there for two or three years, when he came to Porter's Mills, and worked in the mills for four years. In 1872, he came to Eau Claire and engaged in the livery business on the north side; his stable is now located on Wisconsin street, near corner of Barslow. He was born in Norway, May 22, 1845, and came direct to La Crosse from his native land. He has been Alderman of the First Ward for two years, is a member of the I. O. O. F. and A. O. U. W., and was married in Eau Claire, Sept. 12, 1872, to Mary Peterson, who was also born in Norway. They have two children, Alfred L. and Emma.



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