Biography of David Falkler
Winona County, MN Biographies

BOTTLING WORKS, DAVID FAKLER, proprietor, corner Broadway and Zimbro streets. This business was established in this city by Messrs. Flint and Kerry, in 1878, on Seventh street. In 1871 the business was sold to Mr. Fakler, and by him removed to their present location. His manufactory is a two story frame, 40 x 48 feet, with a capacity of 400 dozen a day, actual product about half that amount. He manufactures soda water, ginger ale, root beer, Seltzer water, and supplies a regular trade in Lewiston, Ridgeton, Stockton and Minnesota City, as well as his own city. He keeps one team constantly on the road and is assisted in business by his sons. Mr. Fakler is a native of Wurtemburg, by trade a miller, came to America in 1861, and to Winona the same year. Was six years a musician in the German army before coming here, and after taking up his residence in this city, was for six years a member of the city band. Was married in 1868 and has five children, three in public school, two assisting him in his business. Mr. Fakler is a member of the Philharmonic society, and of the Ancient Order of Druids.

The History of Winona County
Together with Biographical Matter, Statistics, Etc.
BY: A. T. Andreas
H. H. Hill and Company, Publishers
Chicago 1883.


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