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Biographical Sketch of Augustus Frederic Hartz

Hartz, Augustus Frederic; lessee Euclid Ave. Opera House; born, Liverpool, England, Sept. 8, 1843; apprenticed to the stage (prestidigitateur) 1851; studying with a tutor during evenings; arrived in U. S. in 1863, and remained on the stage until 1880, when he settled in Cleveland; mgr. Park Theater, 1883; took lease of Opera House, 1884, and has retained lease ever since; pres. Majestic Oil Company; pres. Trenton Rock Oil & Gas Company; veteran member Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M.; hon. life member Cleveland Lodge, B. P. 0. E.; member Excelsior, and Oakwood Clubs.

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