In Memory of Henry Stolze

Photographed September 7, 2014
Dedicated December 11, 1926
Erected by Knights of Pythians
Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin
44.083581,-87.656786

In memory of
HENRY STOLZE
"Mayor of Accomplishments"
Born Dec. 8, 1859
Died Feb. 12, 1925

The monument is located on eastbound U.S. Highway 10 /  Madison Street, east of its intersection with South 8th Street, on the grounds of Manitowoc Public Utilities, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220.

DEDICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
First of four monuments dedicated on Saturday, December 11, 1926. Charles Frazier, father of local Pythians, presided and unveiled the marker. Music by Lincoln High School band. Eulogy by Attorney Harry F. Kelley who praised Henry Stolze for his part in the consolidation of city school districts, his leadership in the movement for public ownership of the Manitowoc light and water plants, and his role as mayor, industrialist and public-spirited citizen.
Source: Manitowoc County Historical Markers & Memorials published by Manitowoc County Historical Society, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 1964 (and sold for "fifty cents per copy"). Used with permission of the Manitowoc County Historical Society.


Manitowoc, WI Official Website: History of the Mayor
Used with permission of the City of Manitowoc.


The marker is very easy to find.

No comments:

Post a Comment