PETER C. HOEGER.
Among the enterprising citizens and successful business men of the Suisun valley, none stands higher in popular
esteem than Peter C. Hoeger, who conducts a general mercantile business at Menka Corner. Mr. Hoeger is a native
of Germany, where he first saw the light of day on the 8th day of June, 1870, and is the son of Peter C. and Christina
(Jietgen) Hoeger, both now deceased, and the former of whom was a merchant and highly respected citizen in his
Peter C. Hoeger was educated in the public schools of Germany and there learned the trade of a baker, at which
he was employed until the age of twenty one years. He then emigrated to the United States and for a time was employed
at his trade in various localities. In 1897 he located in Oakland, California, where he engaged in the baking business
on his own account, remaining there for seven years. He was then in Alameda for two years and during the time of
the Panama Pacific Exposition he remained in San Francisco. Following that he spent a year in Arizona and then,
in order to benefit his wife's health, he came to Solano county, where he has since remained. In 1917 he bought
a general merchandise store at Menka Corner and has since been engaged in business there, meeting with a gratifying
measure of success.
Mr. Hoeger married Miss Marie Enes, who died in 1917, and he has two daughters, Helen and Marie. He is aligned
with the republican party and has taken a good citizen's interest in the general trend of public affairs, supporting
such measures as promise to be of tangible benefit to the community in which he lives. He is a member of the Foresters
of America. He is closely devoted to his business affairs, being a man of indomitable energy and sound business
History of Solano County, California
BY: Marguerite Hune
Napa County, California
BY: Harry Lawrence Gunn
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Solano County, CA
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