Biography of Fred J. Mueller
Riverside County, CA Biographies





FRED J. MUELLER
The value of a good education as a means of forwarding the ambitions and raising above mediocrity the man with exceptional abilities can scarcely be over appraised even in this progressive age, when the systematic training of both the moral and the intellectual faculties is receiving wider attention than ever before. By means of exceptional educational opportunities, united with innate perseverance and ambition. Mr. Mueller has thus far made the most of his life, ranking today among Riverside county's most able and successful young business men.

A son of Jacob and Frances (Warner) Mueller, whose births occurred in Germany, Fred Mueller was born December 28, 1882, in New Ulm, Minn., where his parents located in the early '60s. Upon his graduation from public school in 1896 he entered the Shattuck Military School at Faribault, Minn., completing his studies in 1901. He thereupon matriculated in Cornell University, graduating in the civil engineering class of 1905, and shortly thereafter located in Indianapolis, Ind., where he engaged in the practice of his profession in the engineering department of the Big Four Railway Company. Two years later he resigned his position with the intention of seeking a location in the west, and to that end visited various sections of California and neighboring states, subsequently settling in Corona, Riverside county, his choice of the many beautiful valleys he had surveyed and where he is engaged in fruit raising. Later he became cashier of the First National Bank and a director. of the Citizens' Bank of Corona, the able discharge of his duties having amply proven his efficiency for the work.

Mr. Mueller married, in Indianapolis, Ind., December 9, 1908, Miss Flora Keely, a native of that state, the young people residing in a charming home at No. 124 Kendall street, Corona.

Fraternally Mr. Mueller is affiliated with Temescal Lodge No. 314, F. & A. M., and also holds membership in the Phi Gamma Delta Society. He is a stanch Republican, maintaining a keen interest in political issues, as well as in national developments in general.

From:
History of Riverside County, California
With a Biographical Review
History by Elmer Wallace Holmes
And other well known writers
Historic Record Company
Los Angeles, California 1912


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