Shelby County

Louis F. Wagner

Male 1866 - 1952  (85 years)


Louis F. Wagner

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 804

    who has been identified with the John Wagner Sons Brewing Company at Sidney, O., all his business life, and is its collector and one of its directors, belongs to a very prominent family of Shelby county. He was born at Sidney, on the site of the present office of the company, August 13, 1866, and is a. son of John and Mary A. Wagner. Mr. Wagner was educated in the parochial school at Sidney and at St. Mary's Institute at Dayton, O., and afterward went into the meat trade, learning the business from the bottom up. He then entered into partnership with John Young in the meat business, but within one year his brother desired him to close out his meat interests in order to assist in the greatly increasing brewery business and he has been so
connected ever since and has proven himself an able and effective business man. Mr. Wagner was married first to Miss Nellie Dorsey, of Shelby county, and they had two sons: J. C. and C. 0. Both sons are veterinary surgeons, the former being located at Fostoria, O., and the latter being now connected with McKillip's Veterinary College, at Chicago. The mother of these sons died in 1900. Mr. Wagner's present wife was formerly Miss Sarah Boydston of Wooster, O. He is identified with the Elks, the Eagles and the United Commercial Travelers.

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