GEORGE ROEDER - The work of George Roeder is known thoughout The Bronx, and particularly in the Riverdale section
and the Delafield Estate, for its expert and satisfactory results in the stair building activities of carpentry,
wherein Mr. Roeder has had a lifelong experience, his specialty being considered among the most substantial and
durable. He is well esteemed among contractors everywhere, with an established dependability as a builder.
George Roeder, son of John Roeder, who died in 1870 in Germany, and of Lena Roeder, who died in 1882, was born
September 8, 1868, in Germany, and coming to the United States when he was five years old, he attended the public
schools in New York City. He learned the builder's trade, and for ten years was associated with A. S. Wright, specializing
in stair building. Since 1911, Mr. Roeder maintained the business in his own name, and with one of the best equipped
shops in this section of the city. He is a member of The Bronx Board of Trade; and of the Firemen's Association
of Mount Vernon.
George Roeder married, September 3, 1894, in New York City, Lena Inebel, who died in 1918, daughter of Fred and
Elisa Inebel. Their children: George Walter, born August 3, 1896; William F., born September 6, 1900; Helen May,
born April 7, 1909.
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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