Printz, Alexander; merchant; born, Kassa, Hungary, Nov. 29, 1869; son of Moritz and Celia (Friedman) Printz; educated, public schools of Cleveland and preparatory school for Columbia School of Mines; married, Erie, Pa., Oct. 5, 1897, Almira Steele, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; at the age of 17, abandoned study, and became connected with D. Black & Co., as stock boy; then traveling salesman, until 1893, when he organized Printz-Biederman & Co., mnfrs. ladies’ coats and suits; firm incorporated in 1904, when he became pres.; employing over 1,000 people in the main factory in Cleveland; offices in New York, Chicago and St. Louis; one of the three concerns of its kind whose goods are trademarked and advertised in the magazines for the benefit of the buyer; Republican; member Chamber of Commerce, Excelsior, and Oakwood Clubs.
Biographical Sketch of Alexander Printz
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 17 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-alexander-printz.htm - Last updated on Feb 17th, 2012
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