Bio: Vinton, W. F. (1881)


Surnames: Vinton, Hall, White

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 336

W. F. VINTON came to Eau Claire, May 2, 1872, and engaged in the practice of dentistry, and was leader of the band, until May, 1879, when he became landlord of the Windsor House, purchasing the hotel, Feb. 1, 1881. He was born in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus Co., N. Y., June 3, 1838, and enlisted in 154th N. Y. V. I., Aug. 30, 1862, serving as principal musician of the regiment, until he was mustered out, July 5, 1865. After leaving the army, he located at Randolph in his native country, remaining there until 1872, when he came to Wisconsin. He was married in Randolph, July 17, 1859, to Emily J. Hall, daughter of Horace and Lydia Rathbun Hall, a native of Randolph. Mr. Vinton is a son of Lathrop and Achsah White Vinton. His mother now resides in Mansfield, Cattaraugus Co., N. Y. He has three children Edwin F., Hattie and Charles M., and is a member of the A., F. & A. M., of New York State.



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