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John Bird


John Bird, Fifth Ward, Dodge Co.; with S. E. Randall in agricultural implement business; born in Canada Sept. 29, 1831 ; son of Isaac and Hannah (Hodgson) Bird, both natives of Westmorelandshire, England; they came to Canada in 1831. Mr. John Bird was a resident of Wisconsin since January, 1867; he was engaged in pork buying, packing and shipping, and dealing in farm implements ever since he came here except two years that he devoted to farming. 


He was married Dec. 24, 1870, to Eliza Raison, a native of England; they had five children - Louisa Hannah, Harry Hodgson, Hattie May, Wilber Howard and an infant son. Mr. Bird has been Supervisor of Fifth Ward, Dodge Co.