Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/18/2006 at 20:52:41
E Horstein, jeweler and dealer in silverware, Boone, was born in Brooklyn, New York, on August 6, 1854, when he was an infant was taken by his parents to Wisconsin, where he was raised with a mercantile experience, he learned the trade of watch-maker and jeweler and has since follwed it as an occupation, in 1871 he went to Michigan and worked at his business near Marquette, remaining there until 1876 when he came to this county, starting comparatively without means he has been the architect of his own fortune, and stands prominent among the self-made young men of the ocunty, and thus far in life his career has been both honorable and successful and he is a good illustration of what economy and perserverance can accomplish
From the 1880 Boone county History Book
Boone Biographies maintained by Jan Bony.
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