Source: "Portrait and Biographical Record - Published 1894 by Excelsior Publishing Co., Chicago" Pages 611 - 612
Arno W. Kratzsch, M. D., of Cascade, Sheboygan County, Wis., located at the above-named place and engaged in the
practice of his profession in January, 1887, as successor to Dr. N. C. Hall, now deceased. Dr. Kratzsch is a native
of this State, born in the town of Trenton, Washington County, December 29, 1859. His father, Herman Kratzsch, was
one of the pioneers of that county, and his death occurred in 1882.
The Doctor received his early education in the public schools, and later pursued a two-years course in the Wisconsin
State Normal School at White Water. He was for some time engaged in the profession of teaching, being a most
successful teacher. During the last two years of his work in that direction, he was Principal of the Thiensville
schools. He did not, however, enter upon the work of teaching with a view to making it his life work. He had long
intended entering the medical profession, and his reading and study had been such as to lay the foundation for a
thorough course of medicine. In 1882 he entered Rush Medical College in Chicago, from which he was graduated in
Soon after his graduation, Dr. Kratzsch located at Plymouth, where he was successfully engaged in the practice of
his profession for some three years, when he removed to Cascade. He holds membership with the Brainard Medical
Society, and the Sheboygan County Medical Society, and is also a member of the Board of Pension Examiners.
On September 7, 1882, was celebrated the marriage of Dr. Kratzsch and Eva E. Zaun, of Ozaukee County. They have two
daughters, Althea and Camilla. The Doctor, though still a young man, already occupies a high rank as a physician and
surgeon among the medical fraternity of Sheboygan County. He has an extensive practice and is esteemed both as a
safe and successful physician and as a worthy and useful citizen.
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