John W. Aughenbaugh: 1846-1923

     Aughenbaug was raised near Freeborn, MN, and when he was 15, enlisted in the Navy and served for three years. From 1965 to 1969 he learned how to mill in Faribault Minnesota.He then worked as a miller in Red Wing, Warsaw and Waterville. In 1977 he came to Waseca to form the E-A-CO flour mill, becoming a partner with William Everett.

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