BACHMAN, DR. E. W.
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Date: 6/3/2005 at 15:29:15
Biography reproduced from page 287 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Dr. E. W. Bachman was born in Green Co., Wis. His father was a Methodist minister, being on the circuit twenty-six years, so that during Mr. Bachmanís early life he was in schools in Baraboo, Mauston and Lodi, these being the places where his father preached at different times. His education was finished at Kilbourn City Institute. At the age of twenty, he was engaged as clerk in Eau Claire, Wis. for one year. When twenty-three years old, he went into business for himself in Maso Manie, sold out, and moved to Fayette, Wis., where he commenced studying medicine with Dr. Arahm. After studying two years, he went to Iowa City, to attend the lectures in the State University, from there he went to the Insane Hospital at Mt. Pleasant, for the study of nervous diseases with Dr. Ranney. He then came to West Bend, where he has since practiced, having a range of ten miles in each direction. He owns a nice residence in West Bend, which he bought a short time since of E. S. Bagley. He has displayed considerable taste in fitting it up, having good grounds. In the fall of 1883, Dr. Bachman was elected county superintendent by the largest majority ever received by any officer in the county. He was married Oct. 18, 1883, to Jennie Forest, of Emmetsburg. He is a member of the Congregational Church. In politics he is a republican, and belongs to the order of Odd Fellows.
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