1925 Biography - F Woelfle

F. R. Woelfle is not a native of Johnson County but is connected by marriage with two of our pioneer families. He is the son of Dr. John M., who was born in Germany, and Anna (Clark) Woelfle a native of Canada. They came to Southern Illinois in 1859. Rodman came with his widowed mother to Vienna when a school boy, and was first employed in the mill of J. B. Kuykendall. He later bought a mill in Canton, Mo., which he operated for several years, but returned to Vienna and took up the business of banking in 1903. He married first Carrie Kuykendall (see Simpson). They had one son, J. R., who is a resident of Vienna. F. R. Woelfle married second Louise Rebman They are residents of Vienna, members of the Eastern Star, M. E. Church, and the Republican party. He is a Mason and one of the progressive citizens of the county, being interested and active in everything that makes for the public good and adds to the welfare of the community. His son J. R. is assistant cashier of the Drovers State Bank and while young bids fair to be a leading citizen.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 469.

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