Image from page 197 of “History of Milwaukee, city and county” (1922)
Title: History of Milwaukee, city and county
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Bruce, William George, 1856-1949 Currey, J. Seymour (Josiah Seymour), b. 1844
Subjects: Milwaukee (Wis.) — History Milwaukee County (Wis.) — History
Publisher: Chicago : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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o $4,000,000; Milwaukeesmost disastrous fire: April 9, 1894—Davidson Theater burned; Third Asst.Chief August Janssen and eight other firemen killed; fifteen firemen injured;March 28, 1895—Grand Avenue, Landauer Bros, wholesale dry goods house,loss $1,000,000; July IS, 1899—Hotel Grace, Park and Heel streets, one fire-man killed and six injured; February 3. 1903—Schwaab Stamp ami Seal Co.,372-4 East Water Street; nitric acid gas caused death of Chief James FoleyCapt. Andrew White and Pipeman Edward Hogan and Thomas Droney; Asst.Chief Thomas A. Clancy and twelve firemen overcome; February 24, 1905—Lieut. Charles Dressel killed by fall from hosecart; February 13, 1909—H.W. Johns-Manville Co.. Clybourn Street, fire firemen killed, one employekilled and several firemen injured; January 3, 1910—American Bridge Co.,Seventeenth Street and St. Paul Avenue, four firemen killed; October 29,1910—Phoenix International Light Co., 317 Chestnut Street, one fireman iUir:.-.?_..:-£ •
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-.-■ ■/: n.Mffli»; ■» • iliiU _-!.-„. ■li.iU—— _-_ iia . TABLET ERECTED ON FIBST WISCONSIN NATIONAL BANEBUILDING, CORNEB WISCONSIN AND MASOH STRJ ETSThe first white boy born in Milwaukee was Charles MilwaukeeSivyer whose parents resided on the site now occupied bj the FirstWisconsin National Bank. Be died ai Los Angeles, California, inOctober, 1921, at the age of eighty-five, and was buried inMilwaukee. BEGINNINGS, DATES AND EVENTS 195 killed; March 24, 1911—Middleton Manufacturing Company, 354 Broadway,fire firemen killed; March 19, 1914—Windsor Hotel, one life lost. First Bank Chartered.—1839—Wisconsin Marine & Fire Insurance Co.(now Marine National Bank). First Barbecue.—January 1, 1841—Honor of Harrison and Tylers election. First Blacksmith Shop.—1835—D. W. Patterson. First Block Pavement.—1861—West Water Street from Clybourn Streetto Grand Avenue. First Brewery.—1840—Owens & Pawlett. First Brick.—September, 1835—Nelso
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