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Henry Block

 

Henry A. Block, grocer; is the son of August Block, who came to this country in 1854, settling in Wisconsin, where he died Sept. 18, 1878. The subject of this sketch was born May 21, 1858, and early became associated with his father in the flour, feed, saloon and brickyard business, with whom he remained until Jan. 1, 1878, when he succeeded to the business himself and has since conducted it.

 

The family originally consisted of six children: Henry A., Martha, Arthur, Ruphena, August and Olga, the mother of whom, Wilhelmina, still lives, a resident of Watertown.

 

Mr. Block is a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

 

The History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879.