Bio: Cousins, Marshall (1914)


Surnames: Cousins, Wade

----Source: History of Eau Claire County Wisconsin (1914) pages 686-687

Marshall Cousins is a son of Henry and Louisa V. Cousins. For some years he has been engaged in the banking business.

He served in the Spanish-American war in the Third Infantry, participating in the Porto Rican expedition under General Miles, and was wounded in the battle of Coamo. He held the rank of first lieutenant and was adjutant of the First Battalion. He has served for many years in the Wisconsin National Guard as private, noncommissioned officer, lieutenant, captain and major. For fourteen years he was the regimental adjutant, and at this time holds the rank of major, commanding the First Battalion.

In politics he is a Republican and served in the Wisconsin Legislature. Since 1900 he has been a member of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

He is a member of the Masonic order, having advanced to the grade of 32d degree Mason. He is also a member of the Knights of Pythias and of the Elks, having served as treasurer of the latter organization from the institution of the lodge, December, 1897, to date.

He married Amy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Wade, formerly of Eau Claire but now of Virginia.



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