Biography of Albert Granatell
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ALBERT GRANATELL was born in New York City, June 28, 1881, a son of Albert and Johanna Granatell, both now deceased. His father was a builder in New York City, who came to the United States from France when he was about thirty years of age.

Albert Granatell received his early education in the public schools of New York. After his school days were over he established himself in the house furnishings business in a store at No. 338 St. Ann's Avenue. His business prospered to such an extent that he opened a branch store at No. 3081 Third Avenue where he remained until 1917. At this time he sold his first store on St. Ann's Avenue, but kept his branch store, removing it to its present location at No. 3029 Third Avenue, The Bronx, where he keeps a complete line of house furnishings. He is a member of The Bronx Board of Trade.

Albert Granatell married, July 22, 1900, in New York City, Magdelena Fesselmeier, daughter of John and Katherine Fesselmeier, her father now deceased but her mother still living (1927). Mr. and Mrs. Granatell are the parents of one daughter, Genevieve, born September 6, 1901. The family resides at No. 2386 Creston Avenue, and are communicants of Our Lady of Mercy Church.

From:
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927


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