Biography of Wilbur Fisk
Allen County, OH Biographies





WILBUR FISK, liquor dealer, P. O. Lima, was born in Dayton, Ohio, November 14, 1844, and is a son of Samuel F. and Harriet (Lehman) Fisk, the former a native of New Hampshire, the latter of Pennsylvania. He was reared on a farm in Auglaize County, Ohio (where his parents had located in 1848) and was educated in the common schools. He was in the late war of the Rebellion, having enlisted December 10, 1863, as a teamster in the Thirty first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged March 25, 1864. In 1866 he located at Sidney, Ohio, where he was engaged in teaming for one year, and in 1867 went to Troy Ohio. where he was superintendent of the gas works for six years. In 1873 he located in Lima, and embarked in the business in which he is at present engaged. He was married, February 25, 1869, to Laura B., daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Heller) Wise, of Troy, Ohio. The issue of this union was three children: Maggie, Samuel F. (deceased) and Amsy W. Mr. and Mrs. Fisk are members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. He is a prominent member of the I. O. O. F., in politics a stanch Democrat.

From:
History of Allen County, Ohio
Published by: Wamer, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1885


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