Bio: Lehrman, Theodore Alexander
Surnames: Lehrman, Volkmar
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 6 Dec. 1928
Theodore Alexander Lehrman, Route No. 7,
was born in Leipzig, Saxon, Germany, on November 3, 1865. He
attended a school in Leipzig. His first job was in a hardware
store. Next he worked in a machine leather-belt factory. His period
of service at each place was a year and one-half. In 1882 he came
with his parents and sister to this country. He accepted employment
in a bakery in Philadelphia. His relatives went to Milwaukee, and
he joined them there three years later. After a year the family
moved to a farm near Colby, where he followed farm and carpenter
work, until he came to this city n 1906. He continued the carpenter
work for six years after locating here. Trading his city property
for a farm in McMillan, he farmed in that community for six years,
then moved to his present place.
Mr. Lehrman was married to Miss Anna
Volkmar of Colby, in Colby, December 25, 1898. Two of their four
children, all girls, are deceased. The surviving daughters are:
Lillian 20 and Selma 18.
He is a stockholder of the Seehafer Cheese Factory in McMillan. Politically, he is Independent. His hobby is raising chickens and hogs.
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