Bio: Rust, W. A. (1881)


Surnames: Rust, Woodward

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 331

W. A. RUST, Eau Claire, was born in Saginaw, Mich., and came to Wisconsin in the Fall of 1871, Feb. 15, 1872, the Bank of Eau Claire commenced business, with F. W. Woodward, president, and W. A. Rust, cashier, these two gentlemen owning the bank. The First National was organized in May, 1873, and Mr. Rust was cashier of that institution until 1875, when he resigned. He was elected secretary of the Eau Claire Lumber Co. in August, 1875, and has since continued in that position. He is a stockholder and director of the Badger State Lumber Co., located at Badger Mills, on the Chippewa River, and is vice-president of the Bank of Eau Claire.




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