Biography of Peter Ficker
Hastings, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Peter Ficker was born in Germany, February 17th, 1842. Came to the United States in 1860, first locating in Scott county, Minnesota, where he farmed four years. Thence he went to Douglass, Dakota county, remaining until 1874. Here he held for several years the offices of assessor, justice of the peace, also was a member of the school board. In 1873 he was elected from the twentieth district to the legislature and served two terms. Coming to Hastings in 1874, he at once established himself in the brewing business with Mr. Kelnhofer, as proprietors of the Hastings City Brewery. Since becoming a resident of this city he has been a member of the city council and of the school board. Married in April, 1866, to Magdaline Irrthum of Luxemburg. Mary, Anna, Anthony, Nicholas and Matthias are their living children.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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