History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.
Philadelphia has been justly noted for its many charitable and benevolent institutions. Among these the “Orphans’ Home and Asylum for the Aged and Infirm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Germantown” holds a conspicuous place. When so many children were made orphans during the late war, this institution was among the first to open its doors for these soldiers’ orphans, and 98 were admitted up to the time when the State provided homes for them. Including with these reports are names and ages of the orphans who were present during the year.
P. G. Schneider, vice president and general manager of the Pacific Car & Equipment Co., which has one of the largest plants of the South San Francisco Industrial district, is a native of California, having been born in San Francisco forty-five years ago. He was educated in the San Francisco schools and started the business
George Schneider, one of the wholesale liquor merchants of Racine, was born February 18, 1869, in the city in which he still lives, his parents being Henry and Charlotte (Beyer) Schneider, both of whom were natives of Germany. The father crossed the Atlantic to Canada when a youth of thirteen years and soon afterward came
Anton Schneider, a respected citizen of Hawkinsville, was a native of Prussia, born October 1, 1825. In youth he was apprenticed to a cabinet-maker and four years were consumed in learning the trade. In that country it was necessary that a mechanic should travel throughout the provinces before he became a master mechanic. He traveled
Charles H. Schneider is one of the veterans of the Rock Island Railway System, in whose employed he had remained continuously for over thirtyfive years. His post of responsibility for a long time had been as storekeeper for the Rock Island lines west of the Missouri River. His headquarters and offices are at Horton. When it is
Schneider, Gustave; plumber and heating contractor; born, Cleveland, Dec. 29, 1862; son of J. A. and Helen Rolf Schneider; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, 1892, Luella J. Moore; one daughter; engaged in the plumbing business on Prospect St., near Huron Rd., under the name of Schneider Bros.; later moved to Euclid Ave., near 20th
Schneider, George A.; sec’y and mgr. Athletic Club; born, Cleveland, May 24, 1874; son of Mathias and Elizabeth (Wiltgen) Schneider; educated, High school and Business College; married, Cleveland, April, 1896, Margaret H. Smith; one son, George H., eight years; cashier U. S. Life Insurance Co.; two years editor American Sportsman, four years general newspaper work,
Schneider, Edward F.; sec’y and gen’l mgr. Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus R. R.; born, Toledo, Oct. 19, 1862; son of P. F. and Louisa Ackerman Schneider; educated, public schools, German Wallace College, Berea, O., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; married, Berea, Oct. 4, 1888, Helen F. Whitbeck; for twelve years with Benton, Myers & Co., wholesale