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Biography of Abram Morgan Frumberg

Abram Morgan Frumberg, of the firm of Frumberg & Russell, attorneys at law of St. Louis, was born in Towanda, Bradford county, Pennsylvania. March 30, 1876, and traces his ancestry back through four generations to Isaac Frumberg, a native of Germany and of the Jewish race, who became the founder of the family in America and who was the great-grandfather of Abram M. Frumberg of this review. Crossing the Atlantic he settled in Pennsylvania, where several generations of his descendants have since been found. The grandfather, Isaac J. Frumberg, was a veteran of the Civil war. Simon Frumberg, father of Abram Frumberg, was also a native of the Keystone state, where he successfully engaged in general merchandising and coal mining. He became a prominent republican, taking a very active part in politics in Sullivan county. He was also identified with Masonic circles and was prominent in religious work and in various Jewish organizations. He took an active interest in civic matters, and his aid and support were at all times given to those projects which he deemed forceful elements in promoting the welfare and upbuilding of the community and the uplift of the individual. He passed away in Mount Sinai Hospital in New York city, August 23, 1919, when sixty-three years of age. His wife, who bore the maiden name of Rachel Hyman, was born in New York city and is a representative of one of the old families of the American metropolis of German lineage, while in the maternal lines she came of Portugese ancestry, the latter having settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, early in the nineteenth century. In...

Biographical Sketch of William Eldred Kelly

Kelly, William Eldred; manufacturer; born, Emporium, Pa., May 11, 1861; son of Andrew Emmons and Lorinda Lyman Kelly; educated, Towanda College, Towanda, Pa.; also ordinary business course; married, Cleveland, Aug. 23, 1882, Alice T. Brown; issue, Fred Eugene, Myrtle L. and Hattie L. Kelly; pres. and gen. mgr. The Kelly Reamer Co.; formerly vice pres. The Kelly Handle-Bar Co.; joint proprietor and mgr. The E. A. Hewett Co.; pres. and mgr. The W. E. Kelly Mnfg. Co.; pres. and mgr. The Safety Handle-Bar Co.; pres. and mgr. The Modern Toy & Novelty Co.; master mechanic and supt. of The Clark Cash Register Co., and many other manufacturing plants in Cleveland for the past thirty-four years; member Masonic order, Biglow Lodge, No. 243, Chamber of Industry, past treas. and senior warden of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church; member Superintendent’s and Foreman’s Club; mechanic and patentor of many mechanical and electrical devices, Kelly Handle-Bars,...

Frederick Louis Todd of Towanda PA

Frederick Louis Todd8, (Frederick H.7, Josiah6, Dan5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 10, 1856, died 1880, married Elizabeth Miller of Chillicothe, Ohio. At one time he was a telegraph operator in Towanda, Penn. Child: 2075. A boy, d....

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