Bio: Oleson, Peter (1881)


Surnames: Oleson, Johnson

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, pages 329-330

PETER OLESON, Eau Claire, was born in Norway, Sept. 13, 1841, and came to America in 1868, locating in La Crosse, where he remained three months. In the Fall of 1868, came to Eau Claire, and engaged in lumbering and logging until the Fall of 1874, when he opened a boarding house. Continued that for one year, when he entered into partnership with his brother George, in the livery business, in which he is now engaged, he was married in Eau Claire, in November, 1870, to Mary Johnson, who was born in Norway. They have two children, Julius Oliver and Edward Henry.



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