William Arnemann

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William F. Arnemann (October 14, 1850 – December 10, 1917) was an American businessman and politician.

Born in Hanover, Arnemann emigrated with his parents at age five and settled in West Bend, Wisconsin.[1] In 1870, Arnemann started a soda water factory in Neenah, Wisconsin and was also in the ice business. He married Mary Bruening in 1872, with whom he had 10 children; she was killed by a train in 1916.[2] Arnemann served on the Neenah Common Council and was mayor of Neenah. He also served on the Winnebago County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors. Arnemann was a Democrat. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1903 and from 1915 until his death in 1917. He died unexpectedly of heart failure in Neenah, Wisconsin.[1][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "Assemblyman Is Dead, the Seizure Is Sudden". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. December 10, 1917. p. 1. Retrieved August 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Neenah Lady of Note Is Struck by Train. Death in Shocking Form Is the Result". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. March 6, 1916. p. 1. Retrieved August 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1917,' Biographical Sketch of William Arnemann, p. 556
  4. ^ 'The Laws of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Legislative Research Bureau: 1918, Joint Resolution No. 1, William Arnemann, p. 33

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