Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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Walter S. Fisher

WALTER S. FISHER, a prominent young liveryman of Oswego, Kansas, and a native of that town, was born October 21, 1880, and is a son of Samuel Fisher.

Samuel Fisher was a native of Ohio, and in 1870, located at Oswego, where he died in May, 1890. His brother, I. R. Fisher, accompanied him to Kansas, where they conducted a grocery store together. They freighted their goods from Kansas City, until the railroads were built. Mr. Fisher married Josie Scott, who after her husband's death, married J. M. Hart, who died in 1893. Samuel Fisher was a Republican, and an active worker in the party.

Walter S. Fisher attended the public and high schools of Oswego, and graduated from the Emporia Business College, in 1899. During 1896, 1897 and 1898, he was in Kansas City, at the O. N. Hunt stables, where he was engaged in racing. In the spring of 1899, he was occupied in St. Louis, and in October of that year returned to Oswego, and engaged in the livery business. He has a perfect knowledge of horses, having made a study of their habits, and having been among them for many years. His partner in business was Mr. Holmes, but in March, 1900, Mr. Fisher bought out Mr. Holmes' interest. His liverystable is first class in every respect, and is largely patronized.

Mr. Fisher is a member of the M. W. of A.; A. 0. U. W.; and A. 0. P.