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William Llywelyn Breese

William Llywelyn Breese, American manufacturer, banker. Mason.; Club: Swan Lake Country.

Background

  • Breese, William Llywelyn was born on June 29, 1864 in Portage, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Llywelyn and Mary A (Evans) B.

  • Education

    • Student Ripon (Wisconsin) College, 1880-1884.

    Career

    • 2 daus., Juliette and Leslyn. Married second, Zona Gale, author books and plays, June 12, 1928 (died December 27, 1938). Began active career as partner Van Dusen Lumber Company, Portage, 1886.

      Later member Breese, Loomis & Company, mechts., and Grant, Breese & Company, wholesale marble contractors. President Portage Knitting Works. since 1922. President City Bank of Portage, since 1929.

      Trustee Ripon College.

    Works

    • Author books and plays, June 12, 1928 (died December 27, 1938). Began active career as partner Van Dusen Lumber Company, Portage, 1886. Later member Breese, Loomis & Company, mechts., and Grant, Breese & Company, wholesale marble contractors.

      President Portage Knitting Works. since 1922. President City Bank of Portage, since 1929. Trustee Ripon College Republican.

      Presbyterian Mason.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Mason.; Club: Swan Lake Country.

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Blackman, 1893 (died 1922).; married second, Zona Gale, author books and plays, June 12, 1928 (died December 27, 1938).
    • father: Llywelyn Mary
    • mother: Mary
    • spouses: Jessie Blackman
    • Zona Gale
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    Died October 1, 1954
    (aged 90)
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