Transcribed from a supplemental volume of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed October 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM196. It is a single volume 3.


Jacob G. Schilling, is a native of Kansas. He was born in Hiawatha township, Brown county, May 5, 1862" and is a son of Captain John and Susan (Meisenheimer) Schilling, the former a native of Germany and the latter of Ohio. The father was a farmer and stock raiser for a time, but most of his life was spent in the mercantile business at Hiawatha, Kans. Captain John Schilling was a Kansas pioneer. He came to Kansas in 1856, and settled on a homestead in Brown county within a half mile of where the town of Hiawatha is now located. Jacob G. Schilling received his early education in the public schools of Hiawatha and was the first graduate from the High School of that place. After completing high school, he received the appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. After spending two years in that institution, he returned to Brown county, Kansas, and engaged in farming and stock raising, and soon became one of the large stock raisers of the county. In 1908, he was nominated for county treasurer on the Republican ticket and elected. He then removed to Hiawatha, and in 1910 was re-elected to the office of county treasurer, serving two terms. At the expiration of his second term he was elected city engineer of Hiawatha, and in 1913, was elected county engineer of Brown county, and is now holding these offices. He is also engaged in the farm loan and fire insurance business at Hiawatha, being a member of the firm of Meisenheimer & Schilling. This is one of the extensive loan and insurance concerns in that section of the State. Mr. Schilling is a Republican and takes an active part in local politics. He has served as delegate on numerous occasions to county, congressional and State conventions, and has been a member of the Republican Central Committee. He was married December 24, 1889, to Miss Lettie, daughter of Alex and Mary Moore, natives of Indiana. To Mr. and Mrs. Schilling have been born two children: John, deputy treasurer of Brown county, and Leland, a student at Highland Park in the University of Iowa, where he is studying civil engineering. Mr. and Mrs. Schilling are members of the Reform church, and he is a member of the time-honored Masonic lodge.

Pages 318-319 from a supplemental volume of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed October 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM196. It is a single volume 3.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES

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