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The Fairfax Creamery Association
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
Chapter XXXIV
p. 814

The Fairfax Creamery Association was organized in 1896 by the following: John H. Lieble, Aug. Voeks, Peter Peschges, Wenzel Frank, J. A. Whitmer, J. W. Donahue and John Albrecht. The following officers were chosen: J. A. Whitmer, president; J. W. Donahue, vice president; Peter Peschges, secretary, and Wenzel Frank, treasurer. Buildings were erected and buttermaking operations were started in 1896, the buttermaker being W. B. Cleveland. In 1901, a buttermaker's house was erected. About 1909 the creamery was rented for a period of one year to C. B. Thomas. It is now out of existence.

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