Bio: Fuller, George F. (1914)


Surnames: Fuller, Tarrant, Kilpatrick, Powell, Moses

----Source: History of Eau Claire County Wisconsin (1914) page 714

George F. Fuller, retired, was born in Canada, June 24, 1837. His parents were of English descent and were born at Norfolk, England, where in early life they were married. George attended the schools in Canada, and his first occupation after completing his education was as clerk in a dry goods store. After a time he came to the United States and while at Buffalo secured employment as a sailor on the great lakes, which vocation he followed for five years, and then came to Eau Claire and entered the employ of the Eau Claire Lumber Company. His next move was to Muskegon, Mich., whither he went with Elias and Easau Tarrant. He later purchased the interest of Mr. Kilpatrick, of the firm of Tarrant & Kilpatrick, and for nine years was a member of that firm. Disposing of his lumbering interests at the end of this time. Mr. Fuller went to Dunn county, Wisconsin, where he engaged in farming on a farm of 144 acres, which he had previously purchased and where he remained engaged in general agricultural pursuits, at which he was successful until 1909, when he retired. A Republican in politics, Mr. Fuller has held many offices of trust and for years was one of the school officers and at one time chairman of the town board.

On January 25, 1872, Mr. Fuller was married to Miss Jennie Powell, daughter of John and Margaret Powell, natives of Wales. (For more extended notice of the Powell family, see Clinton Moses sketch elsewhere in this volume.) To Mr. and Mrs. Fuller thirteen children were born: Minnie, Elizabeth, Thomas, Abbie, Laura, John, Edward, Jane, Janette, Barwick, Grant Puller, and two deceased.



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