Biographical Sketch of Frederick H. Moritz
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Moritz, Frederick H.; florist; born, Germany, April 5, 1854; son of Lewis and Louise Young Moritz; educated, Painesville public schools; married, Cleveland, May 19, 1879, Miss M. E. Kelliher; 1862, began in florist trade until 1866, was with Loomis & Brainard, as foreman, until 1869; came to Cleveland, and was employed by Harris Jaynes, as florist, until 1884; then worked for David Charlesworth, until 1887; then went as private gardener for Mrs. Henry Chisholm, until 1893; with Henry Blossom, until 1896; in 1901, opened greenhouse for himself on Carnegie Ave.; pres. and treas. of the firm; decorator and designer; member Foresters, American Order, Masonic Order, 345, member Florist Club. Recreation: Hunting.