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Bernard Charles Wolter (February 26, 1852 – March 31, 1936) was an American businessman and politician.

Born in Mecklenburg, Germany, Wolter emigranted to the United States in 1854. He went to public schools in Outagamie County, Wisconsin and Neenah High School in Neenah, Wisconsin. Wolter graduated from University of Wisconsin, in 1875, with a degree in civil engineering. Wolter sold agricultural implements and lived in Appleton, Wisconsin. He served as president of Wolter Motor Company, in Appleton, Wisconsin. Wolter served as county clerk for Outagamie County, from 1878 to 1886, and was a Republican. In 1897 and 1898, Wolter served in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Later, Wolter also served as mayor of Appleton, Wisconsin from 1908 to 1910. Wolter died in Appleton, Wisconsin.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1897,' Biographical Sketch of Bernard C. Wolter, pg. 690
  2. ^ 'Former Appleton Mayor Dies at 84,' Stevens Point Daily Journal, April 2, 1936, pg. 10
  3. ^ 'R.C. Wolter, Appleton Businessman, Dies,' Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, March 31, 1936, pg. 1

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