William Arthur Bresie was born in 1873 in Michigan. No records have been found in Mich. The 1930 LA Census lists Germany as his father's place of birth and Belgium for his mother's place of birth.They in Mich. before 1873. He died Dec 10, 1938 in Calcasieu Parish, Louisanna.
I have an autograph book that was given to him as a Christmas present on Dec. 25, 1888 The first page hasW. A. Bresie, Stittsville, Mich.written on it.
The front cover page has Saginaw, Mich. hand printed on it.