Bio: Wilkens, S. B. (1818? 1878)



Surnames: Wilkens


----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 313.

S. B. WILKINS was a native of Vermont; came to Wisconsin in 1856, and to Eau Claire in 1858, and saw the city grow from a struggling hamlet to a city of 10,000. He was prominent as a democratic politician, and was very generally esteemed by all classes, and few men had more personal friends. He was a man of integrity, in all respects. He died at sixty years of age. April 1, 1878, leaving a wife, daughter and two grand-children; was buried with Masonic honors.



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