Utzinger, Leonard; born, Switzerland, Dec. 10, 1848; son of Leonard and Anna Weise Utzinger; educated in Switzerland; married, New York, Sept. 20, 1882, Anna Weise; issue, two children, Leonard and Pauline; two years in Swiss Guards; in 1864, started as florist apprentice, for Gabriel Drossel, in Switzerland; 1867, went to Basl, as florist for the Grand Duke of Baden; ‘nine months as head gardener; then to the employ of the King of Wurtenberg, Royal Gardens; then to Reublingen, as head gardener for Mr. Adolph Deitterlein; then came to New York in charge of private place for Henry Miarz; came to Cleveland, and was employed by Mr. Gordon for five years; then started business for himself in present location; designer and decorator; member Florist Club, Protected Home Circle, and Reformed Church.
Biographical Sketch of Leonard Utzinger
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. 1 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-leonard-utzinger.htm - Last updated on Mar 6th, 2012
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