Biography of Edward Peltzer
Winona County, MN Biographies

EDWARD PELZER, druggist and dealer in paints, oils, etc. This business was established in 1867 by Mr. Peizer, corner of Second and Market streets, and transferred to its present location, corner of Third and Market streets, September 27, 1872, at which date the building which he had erected for his business was completed. It is a three story and basement brick 24 x 70. the first floor arid basement devoted to business, the upper stories for dwelling. The business of 1881 footed up $12,000, and 1882 shows a gratifying increase over that. Mr. Peizer is a native of St. Clair county, Illinois; came to Winona with his parents in 1857, at which time he was twelve years of age. In 1860 he entered the drug house of L. Wienand & Co., with whom he remained four and a half years, and was then in Chicago, Ill.. Rochester, Minn., and in this city, always as druggist clerk, until he engaged in business for himself in 1867, at which time he had had seven years practical experience in his line. He is a member of Humboldt Lodge, No. 24, I. O. O. F. of the Druids beneficiary, the Philharmonic society and the board of trade. Was married in 1870, and has three children, two of them in school.

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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