Rose Marie Weil

Rose Marie Weil was a woman ahead of her time.  She was both a military veteran and a trained nurse during World War I.

She was born in Chicago in 1890.  Her father was an immigrant from Bavaria, …

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Frank Wellington Carter

Frank Carter Sr was born in Eagle River on February 3, 1892, the first born to Lester and Geneva (McIntyre) Carter. After high school (1910) he taught at Bohemian School for one year and then attended Marquette Law School. …

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Finn Lawler

Finn Lawler, one of the best-known pioneers in Vilas County, was born in New Brunswick, Canada in 1849. He left Canada at the age of 18 and arrived in Wisconsin three years later. After a series of jobs in Oshkosh, …

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Carl Schels

Carl K. Schels was born in Germany in 1906. He had a third grade education when he arrived in the United States at the age of 14 but that didn’t stop him from living an enterprising life. …

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