Surname: Schneider

Index to Articles found in the El Farol Newspaper 1905-1906

The Lincoln County New Mexico online archives contains pdf’s of all remaining copies of the El Farol Newspaper of Capitan NM, but doesn’t have an index to the newspaper. C. W. Barnum, an active member of AHGP, and state coordinator for the New Mexico AHGP recently invested his time and energy into providing an every person index to the various extant issues. He has shared this wonderful index with AccessGenealogy in hopes that it will reach a wider audience. Enjoy!

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History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa

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.

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Lutheran Orphans’ Home and Asylum, Germantown PA 1892-1914

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.

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Biographical Sketch of P. G. Schneider

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 career which launched him into his present position of prominence in South San Francisco. As general manager of the Pacific Car & Equipment Company, Mr. Schneider has built up one of the largest and best equipped industrial plants in the county. The big orders and ever-increasing volume of business is only commensurate with improvements, alterations and additions that have been made to this plant in the last few years. Mr. Schneider is another captain of industry who is loud in his praise of South San Francisco as an industrial center. His generous praise of the place has fallen on the ears of his many friends in industrial Life, with the result that their eyes have been turned to South San Francisco and away from other places for suitable locations for mills and factories. Mr. Schneider has an interest in the Pacific Car & Equipment Co., as well as other business enterprises. Although his company is running to full capacity and its business exceeds the anticipations of the most hopeful, Mr. Schneider does not deny...

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Biography of George Schneider

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 to the United States, making his way to Racine where he continued to reside until called to his final rest in 1889. During the period of his residence in this city he engaged in the grocery business and was well known as one of the enterprising merchants here. It was in Racine that he wedded Charlotte Beyer, who had come to this city with her brothers and sisters in early girlhood. Mr. and Mrs. Schneider became the parents of seven children, of whom George is the youngest, and four of the children are yet living. At the usual age George Schneider entered the public, schools of Racine and therein obtained his education. He established a wholesale liquor business in 1898 at No. 509 Sixth Street and has since been active in that line, building up a business of large and profitable proportions. In 1898 Mr. Schneider was united in marriage to Miss Fannie Gundlach, a native of Racine County and a daughter of Charles Gundlach, one of the early settlers of this part of...

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Biography of Anton Schneider

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 through Germany. When war broke out in Baden he joined the forces of the revolutionists known as the forty-niners. After the defeat of his party, they were exiled from Germany. Mr. Schneider was given passage from Barma in Switzerland of Havre de Grace to New York. Being a skilled mechanic, he soon secured employment and remained in New York for eight years. In 1858 he journeyed southward, obtained employment at Savannah, Ga., and later moved to Macon, Ga., and afterwards located at Hawkinsville, Ga. In 1861 Mr. Schneider enlisted in Capt. 0. C. Horne’s company, Tenth Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, and went to the front to battle for his adopted country. Mr. Schneider came back to his adopted home at Hawkinsville and resumed business as cabinet-maker and dealer in furniture, and in 1875 he became interested in grape culture and established the Pine Level Vineyard, employed a skillful wine-maker, sent to Europe for a cooper to prepare the necessary vessels, and built up an industry of large proportions. Mr. Schneider was successful in all his...

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Biography of Charles H. Schneider

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 stated that Mr. Schneider had the supervision of furnishing supplies to 2,500 miles of this railroad, the importance of his department and its volume of administrative detail can be better appreciated. Detailed administrative work had been Mr. Sehneider’s strong forte and though he began as a humble clerk he had been steadily in line for promotion to larger responsibilities and is now one of the leading railway men of the State of Kansas. The Rock Island road maintains several immense warehouses and yards just south of the City of Horton, and in Mr. Schneider’s department at Horton eighty men are employed under his direct supervision, while 120 employes along the different lines west of the Missouri River report regularly to his office. Mr. Schneider was born in Chicago, Illinois, September 1, 1864, and is of German parentage and ancestry. His grandfather, Frederick Schneider, spent all his life in Hanover, Germany, and was a soldier in the Napoleonie wars. Fred Schneider, father of Charles H., was born in Hanover in 1829, grew up there and...

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Biographical Sketch of Gustave Schneider

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 St., and organized The Schneider Plumbing Co.; will move soon to Euclid Ave. and 46th St.; pres. The Schneider Plumbing Co.; member Chamber of Commerce, Builders Exchange, Master Plumbers Ass’n, Athletic, and Rotary Clubs; recreations: Automobiling and...

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Biographical Sketch of George A. Schneider

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, sec’y Cleveland Athletic Club, May 1, 1908; sec’y and mgr., since November, 1911; sec’y fiscal trustees, Maternity Hospital; member Tyrian Lodge, F. & A. M., and Cleveland Chapter, R. A. M.; member Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club; vice pres. Amateur Athletic Union of the U....

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Biographical Sketch of Edward F. Schneider

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 druggists; ten years with Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus; director Mansfield Ry., Light & Power Co.; Mason; K. of...

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