Biography of Harrison B. Waterman
Winona County, MN Biographies

HARRISON B. WATERMAN was born in Wooster, Otsego county, New York, January 2., 1820. After receiving a common school education he entered Hardwick Seminary, and afterward Cazenovia Seminary, where he graduated. Studied law with Gen. Burnside seven years, and was admitted to the bar of the supreme court in 1844, practiced law until 1852, when he joined the "Western Farm and Village Association" and removed to Minnesota, arriving at Wabasha prairie (now Winona City) May, 1852. Mr. Waterman was married to Miss Mary E. Fuller, November 1, 1851. Mrs. Waterman's mother was cousin to the late Hon. Salmon P. Chase, chief-justice of the United States at the time of his death. Mrs. Waterman was born in the State of New York, October 28, 1828. Nine children have been born to them; three boys and two girls are still living. The eldest daughter, Clara, is at present, and has been for the past four years, a teacher in the public high school in Winona. In politics Mr. Waterman is a republican, and is a member of the Episcopal church at Winona.

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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