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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.