Frank U. Littlefield

Frank U. Littlefield is one of the well known and successful dairymen of Lima township, where he owns and cultivates seventy acres of land, which was formerly included in the old family homestead. A native of Sheboygan county, his birth occurred in the township where he now resides on April 20, 1872. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Littlefield, who were for many years identified with the agricultural interests of this vicinity.

In the acquirement of an education Frank U. Littlefield attended the district schools of Lima township until he had mastered the common branches, following which he gave his undivided attention to agricultural pursuits. He remained at home and assisted his father until he had attained his majority, when he left the parental roof and went to Milwaukee to seek employment. Soon thereafter he was called home by the serious illness of his father, and he and his brother, William, subsequently rented the homestead, which they cultivated on the cooperative system for four or five years. At the expiration of that period he purchased a farm located on the Milwaukee road in Wilson township, where he continued his agricultural pursuits for three years. He then sold his place to Christ Raehrborn and returning to Lima township invested the proceeds in sixty acres of land on sections 2 and 3. After operating this place. for ten years he likewise disposed of it, and in 1912 settled on the old home farm, seventy of the two hundred and twenty acres of which he is cultivating. He is engaging in general farming in connection with which he is making a specialty of dairying and the raising of stock, his cattle being high-grade Holsteins.

In Lima township on February 14, 1899, Mr. Littlefield was united in marriage to Miss Mary Fisher, and they are the parents of the following children: Earl, who is seven years of age; Meta, who has passed her fourth birthday; and Alice, who is in her third year. The family attend the Methodist church of Lyndon township, of which Mrs. Littlefield is an active member, while for some years past she has been a teacher of the Sunday school. The political support of Mr. Littlefield is given to the republican party and he has served for two years as road master. He is one of the enterprising and substantial citizens of his community, and a stockholder in the State Bank of Sheboygan Falls.


Information gathered and adapted from History of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, Past and Present
Carl Zillier, Editor
Pubished by The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912, Chicago, IL