Bio: Thwing, Joseph E. (1881)


Surnames: Thwing, Clark

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

JOSEPH E. THWING, druggist, Eau Claire, is a son of Joseph P. and Hannah M. (Hopkins) Thwing, now residents of Farmington, Me. He was born in New Sharon, Franklin Co., Me., Jan. 4, 1859, and at the age of twelve moved with his parents to Farmington, in the same county. Five years later, he went to Portland, Me., and spent a year and a half, commencing while there to learn the drug business. He then took a two years' course in the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, in Boston, remaining in the drug business in that city until May, 1879, when he went to St. Paul, Minn., where he remained about three months, when he returned East for a short time. He went to St. Paul again, and in November, 1879, came to Eau Claire, purchased property, and, Feb. 2, 1880, opened a drug store. He does jobbing business in face preparations, in addition to carrying on general drug trade. He was married, Dec. 7, 1880, in Eau Claire, to Mary A., a daughter of D. C. Clark. She was born in that city, Dec. 7, 1862.



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