Biography of Meyer Blum
Cook County, Il Biographies

MEYER BLUM, Deputy Sheriff, was born in Alsace. France, in 1828, son of N. and Flora Blum. He came to Cook County in 1854, and located in West Wheeling, where he engaged in the meat business for three years. He then engaged in merchandising for five years, also in dealing in stock. In 1862 he purchased the Madison House, of which he was the proprietor for thirteen years. Since that time he has rented out the house. He was appointed Deputy Sheriff in 1876. serving two years. In 1878 he was re-appointed, then again in 1882, which appointment he still holds. He has been a member of the school board of Arlington Heights for twelve years. lie is an active member of the Republican party, and a member of the Masonic fraternity, A. F. & A. M., and a Royal Arch Mason. In 1856 he was married to Miss Hemrietta Murchrot. They have eight children Clara, Abraham, Bettie, Joseph, Isaac, Panlina, Jacob and Sadie. Mr. Blum has been engaged as an auctioneer in connection with his other business for the last fifteen years.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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