GEORGE WILLIAM NEUBERT - A business conducted successfully for seventy odd years is managed with skill and experience
by George William Neubert, who inherited it from his father. Mr. Neubert was born June 22, 1888, at the corner
of Melrose Avenue and One Hundred and Fiftieth Street, The Bronx. His father. Frederick Adam Neubert, was born
in Germany in 1859, and died in New York City in 1909. His mother, Regina (Glick) Neubert, was born on the lower
east side, Fourth Street, Manhattan, in 1851 and died in 1923, in her seventy second year.
George William Neubert first attended the parochial school of the Immaculate Conception; and followed with attendance
at the public school at Courtlandt Avenue and One Hundred and Forty eighth Street. He also attended the public
school on College Avenue and afterwards that at Mott Avenue and One Hundred and Forty fourth Street. He began his
active life working for his father in his undertaking establishment, at Melrose Avenue and One Hundred and Fiftieth
Street. This business was established in 1853 by Louis L. Zuegner, Sr. He was succeeded by his son, Louis L. Zuegner,
Jr. The building was conducted for many years in its early days as an undertaking and building business. Frederick
Adam Neubert, father of George William Neubert, was in the employ of the junior Zuegner for many years, and at
the time of Mr. Zuegner's death succeeded him as the owner. Frederick Adam Neubert in turn was succeeded at his
death by his son, the present head of the establishment, the oldest in its line in The Bronx.
Mr. Neubert is a member of Bronx Council, Knights of Columbus; of Melrose Council, Catholic Benevolent Legion;
of Bronx Lodge, No. 871, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; of the Fraternal Order of Eagles; of Mott Haven
Lodge, Foresters Court; of the Schnorer Club of The Bronx; and the Amity Social Club.
Mr. Neubert was married, September 30, 1915, in The Bronx, to Gertrude Pflum, daughter of John Pflum, who was born
on the lower east side of Manhattan, and of Anna (Messner) Pflum, also a native of the lower east side. Mr. and
Mrs. Neubert are the parents of Madelene Anna Neubert, born April 22, 1917. The business address of Mr. Neubert
is No. 600 Melrose Avenue, The Bronx.
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
Bronx County, NY
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