Biography of W. Wedell
Winona County, MN Biographies

W. WEDELL, dealer in furniture, 10 and 12 West Second street. Business established in 1861 on north side of Second street, one door west of Lafayette, and was there conducted until moved into its present location in 1866. Was burned out once, but loss was very slight, principally caused by removal of stock. His business house fronts 42 feet on Second street, is 60 feet deep, and his stock occupies two floors. No manufacturing is done and only one assistant employed. Mr. Wedel is a native of Leipsic, Germany, was bred to the furniture trade in that city, came to America in 1836 at twenty two years of age, was in Baltimore four years, and then for twenty years foreman of the furniture manufactory of Mitchelor & Rommeley, before coming to this city. Mr. Wedel was married before his immigration to this country, and has two children, one of them Dr. W. H. Wedell of this city.


FROM:
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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