KENOSHA , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Kenosha county, Wisconsin . U.S.A., on the S.W.
See also:shore of Lake Michigan, 35 m . S. of
See also:Milwaukee and 5o m . N. of Chicago . Pop . (1900), 11,606, of whom 3333 were
See also:born; (1910), 21,371 . It is served by the Chicago &
See also:North-Western railway, by inter-urban electric lines connecting with Chicago and Milwaukee, and by
See also:freight and passenger steamship lines on Lake Michigan . It has a
See also:harbour and a considerable lake commerce . The city is finely situated on high bluffs above the lake, and is widely known for its healthiness . At Kenosha is the
See also:Gilbert M .
See also:Simmons library, with 19,300 volumes in 1908 . Just south of the city is Kemper
See also:Hall, a
See also:Protestant Episcopal school for girls, under the
See also:charge of the Sisters of St Mary, opened in 1870 as a memorial to
See also:Jackson Kemper (1789-1870), the first missionary
See also:bishop (1835-1859), and the first bishop of Wisconsin (1854–187o) of the Protestant Episcopal
See also:Church .
Among Kenosha's manufactures arebrass and iron beds (the Simmons Manufacturing Co.), mattresses, typewriters,
See also:leather and brass goods, wagons, and automobiles—the " Rambler " automobile being made at Kenosha by
See also:Thomas B . Jeffery and Co . There is an extensive
See also:sole-leather tannery . The
See also:total value of the factory product in 1905 was $12,362,600, the city ranking third in product value among the cities of the state . Kenosha, originally known as
See also:Southport, was settled about 1832, organized as the
See also:village of Southport in 1842, and chartered in 185o as a city under its
See also:present name .
KENORA (formerly RAT PORTAGE)
JOHN FREDERICK KENSETT (1818–1872)
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