Bio: Johnson, Paul (1914)

Surnames: Johnson, Haugen, Olson 

----Source: History of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin (1914) page 747 

Paul Johnson, a native son of Norway, was born December 21, 1862. He attended the common schools of his country, and in 1882, came to the United States and located in Eau Claire, where for thirteen years he was engaged in lumbering. In 1893 he opened a saloon on Water street and has since been engaged there in business, a period of twenty-one years. His father, whose name was Joseph Johnson, and his wife, mother of Paul, were both born in Norway, where they reared their family and spent their entire lives, both being now deceased. 

Mr. Paul Johnson has two brothers in Norway: Hans and Ollie, and one brother. Sever, and one sister, Mrs. Louis Haugen, living in Eau Claire. He married Miss Anna Olson, of Eau Claire, and they had four children: Jean Orrin; Ida, born November 6, 1892, and died November 7, 1892; Ida Marie, and Agnes Pauline. Religiously, Mr. Johnson is a member of the Norwegian Lutheran Church and fraternally he is a member of the Knights of Pythias and the Sons of Norway. 



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