Bio: Thompson, G. Tabor (1881)


Surnames: Thompson, Henshaw

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 335

G. TABOR THOMPSON, druggist, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1860, locating in Milwaukee, where he was in the employ of the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Co. In 1865, he removed to Portage, where he was employed by the same company until 1871, when he came to Eau Claire and engaged in his present business. He was born in Colchester, Chittenden Co., Vt., Jan. 13, 1836, and when fourteen years of age left home. He was in New York City awhile. In 1853, he commenced railroading on the Vermont Central Road, and continued with that company until 1860. He enlisted in Company F, 24th Wis. V. I., in August, 1862, and served until he was discharged on account of disability caused by sickness, in December, 1864. He was married in La Crosse, Nov. 11, 1868, to Abagail Ann Henshaw, who was born in Milwaukee. They have one child, Cora Agnes. Mr. Thompson is a member of the A. F. & A. M., of the I. O. O. F., and of the A. O. U. W.



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