Bio: Wentworth, Thomas R. (1881)


Surnames: Wentworth, Furlong

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

THOMAS R. WENTWORTH, yard master, C, St. P., M. & O. R. R., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1847, and located at Koshkonong; enlisted in 21st Wis. Inf., Aug. 11, 1862; served three years, and was promoted from private to sergeant; was brakesman for three years on Wisconsin Division of C. & N. W. R. R., and was seriously injured by an accident; clerked for some time in C. & N. W. R. R. office, at Madison; in 1873, was appointed joint agent of C. & N. W. R. R. and West Wisconsin R. R.; held that position for some three years; came to Eau Claire in 1876, as yard master of C, St. P., M. & O. R. R.; was elected Alderman in 1877, for one year; re-elected in l878, for two years. Born in Madison Co., N. Y., April 24, 1840. Married, May 2, 1871, at Fond du Lac, to Ardie S. Furlong, who was born in Greenwood, Me. They have two children, Grace S. and Bonnie A.



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