Biography extracted from History of Sauk County, Wisconsin Chicago: Western Historical Company, published 1880.
Philip Creek, Jr., attorney at law, son of Philip and Hannah (Gunningham) Creek, who came to Excelsior, Sauk Co., Wis., May 1856 and settled on Sec. 27, both now residents of Baraboo; Philip Jr., was born in Silverton, Somersetshire, England, May 11, 1841; came to America with his parents May 1, 1852; lived two years at Newark, NJ and two years at Pawtucket, RI; from there came to Wisconsin. Enlisted April 25, 1861 in Co A, 6th W.V.I.; served in this regiment until Dec. 25, 1862; when he was wounded at Antietam, received appointment of Deputy Provost Marshal for Sauk County Nov. 17, 1863; finally mustered out May 15, 1865; he settled in Baraboo, permanently, Oct. 15, 1870, re-elected as Clerk until Jan, 1877; elected District Attorney in the fall of 1879; he has been engaged in practice since Jan. 1, 1877; was admitted to the bar in September 1876. Was married in the town of Excelsior, July 23, 1861 to Catherine, daughter of Henry and Mary (Horn) Fuller, who came to the town of Freedom in 1855 and still reside there. Mrs. C was born May 24, 1840 at Pittsburgh, Penn; they have two children living - Arthur W and Jennie; lost one son, born Sept 28, 1864, and died April 14, 1880.
Return to Sauk County Biographies