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Erskine Residence

Erskine Residence | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Exterior view of the M.B. Erskine residence.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior view of the M.B. Erskine residence.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:40434
Creation Date: 1890
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Racine
County:Racine
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Racine.31
Original Dimensions:5.25 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Manessa Berthier Erskine was born in 1819 in Royalston, Massachusetts. He moved to Racine in 1852 and obtained employment in the threshing-machine works of Jerome I. Case. He became a partner in J. I. Case & Co. and served as superintendent and vice-president. He also held executive positions with other businesses and banking establishments. A Republican, he was mayor of Racine (1869-1871, 1880), and held other city and county offices. His home was located on the northwest corner of Main and 11th Streets. Erskine died in 1894.
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