Asher R Treat

Born: November 16, 1859

ASHER R. TREAT, Train dispatcher, was born November 16, 1859, the son of Alzina and David Treat. He attended the common schools at his birthplace, Buchanan, Michigan. Completing the common school education he studied telegraphy, which he has since followed. In 1874 he started with the Michigan Central at South Haven, Michigan, where he stayed four years; he then went with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy for eight months; then with the Kansas Pacific, now a part of the Union Pacific system; the Louisville & Nashville, Burlington & Northern at Cedar Rapids, which concern he was with four years; then with the Canadian Pacific for a year, after which he served with the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, the Soo Line, and then the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western, which in 1893 was sold to the C. & N. W. Railroad Company. Mr. Treat was married on August 9, 1906, to Pearl Barnes. They have one child, Asher E., Jr. Mrs. Treat is an accomplished singer of more than local success. The Treat family attend the Congregational church. Mr. Treat is a member of the K. of P. Lodge. He came to Antigo February 22,1905. The Treat residence is at 714 Second Avenue.

Source: p.291 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922