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J. F. Pier's general store was opened in Eastman, Wisconsin sometime before 1890. Pier also served as the town's postmaster at that time. In 1910, Pier became president of the newly formed State Bank of Eastman, while still running the general store and post office and managing the Eastman Butter Company.
Emery, J. Q. (1910). Biennial report of the Dairy and Food Commissioner of Wisconsin for the period ending June 30, 1910. Madison, WI: Democrat Printing Company, State Printer. Retrieved from Google Books.
State of Wisconsin. (ca. 1891). Wisconsin State gazetteer and business directory 1891-2 (Volume 7). Chicago, IL: R. L. Polk and Company. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/wisconsinstatega1891921rlpo