1851 - 1903
Becker, grocer; born in Watertown
John Becker was born in Germany; came to America in 1834; he lived in New York City and Albany, N. Y., until he came to Watertown. He held office of Alderman, City Treasurer, Supervisor and various other important positions. His death occurred in May, 1875.
Becker has been engaged in present business since he was a youth of 14
Information listed regarding Christian and Kate Becker's offspring is incorrect. They had seven children, two died in infancy. Ida, Nell, Evelyn, William, and Cathryn were the children that survived to adulthood. William Christian Becker, became a physician. He had one son, John H. Becker.
History of Watertown, Wisconsin