Theodore Weichselbaum, a Bavarian Immigrant


     Theodore Weichselbaum, a Bavarian immigrant, came to Ogden, Kansas in 1857. There he operated a mercantile business while serving several appointments as postmaster. In 1860, he collaborated with Jesse Crane to operate the Fort Larned sutlery, also the sutler store at Fort Zarah. In addition, he had interests in the sutleries at Fort Dodge, Harper, Wallace, and Camp Supply in Indian Territory. In 1869, he sold out his interests in the stores to Charles Tracy and opened a brewery in Ogden.

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