Michael Fischer

Michael Fischer, many years Reeve of Carrick Township
He is looked upon as one of the best men and most useful citizens who ever resided in Carrick

"Michael Fischer, of Carrick. All who are acquainted in the least with the County of Bruce have not failed to remark the very strong German element of which the population of entire localities is composed; and in the subject of this sketch we find one of the best representative men of that element which this fine county has yet produced. Mr. Fischer was born in Baden, in 1822. He came to Pittsburg, Pa., when 17 years of age, and after a residence of some 15 years in the United States, removed to Canada in 1854, and settled in September of that year on Lots 13 and 14, Concession C. and D. of Carrick, where he commenced to hew out a home in the wilderness, and where his industry and energy have resulted in the changing of 200 acres of primeval forest into a beautiful and productive farmstead.

In 1856 Mr. Fischer commenced to take part in municipal affairs, being elected Councillor that year, and afterwards (under the old system) appointed Reeve, an office which he held uninterruptedly for 11 years, being the first Reeve elected (1867) by the popular vote, under the prevailing system. He has also filled the position at intervals for a number of years subsequent to his first uninterrupted incumbency, and enjoys the honor of having been oftener entrusted with the municipal destinies of the Township of Carrick than any other or all other of its citizens combined.

Mr. Fischer is an advanced Liberal in politics, and a strong advocate of his party principles; and altogether, outside of politics, he is looked upon as one of the best men and most useful citizens who ever resided in Carrick."

Belden 1880 Atlas of the County of Bruce

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