Schlink, Herman

1008 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US

Category: Carver

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Capitol Construction Workers

1900 St. Paul City Directory and 1900 Census. Herman Schlink (1869-1950) was born in Winona, Minnesota of German parents and spent most of his life in Minneapolis. In addition to his work on the Capitol he is credited with doing most of the stone carving and ornamental plaster work on the Turnblad mansion in Minneapolis which is now houses the American-Swedish Institute.The July 1899 issue of the Stone Cutters' Journal reported that he had been admitted into the St. Paul Local of the Stone Cutters Union on a traveling card from Minneapolis. Schlink worked for Purdy and Hutcheson which had the contract for the stone carving at the Capitol.