Downtown 1958

Downtown 1958

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Henry Fitzgibbon

Henry Fitzgibbon's home at 329 Chute Street.  An attorney with an office at 148 Main, he was born in New York in 1849 and died in February,1933,  He was a one term former mayor of Menasha (1901) and was also city attorney and a member of various boards.  His wife was the former Emma Stilp (1856 - 1935).  The obituary below highlights his notable life, so much so that upon his passing, it appeared on the front page of the Northwestern. 

Photograph courtesy of the Menasha Public Library.

February 27, 1933 Oshkosh Daily Northwestern


  1. David, thanks for posting this photo and Henry's obituary. Henry Fitzgibbon and Emma Stilp Fitzgibbon were my great grandparents, their. first child and only daughter married my grandfather, Frank Schreiter.

    Steve Schreiter

  2. Henry Fitzgibbon was my mother Helen's great grandfather

  3. Excellent piece on my great grandfather!

    Cindy Fitzgibbon