Biography of Joseph Adolf


Adolf, Joseph, Lancaster, was born in Alsace, France, in 1851, and is the son of Jacob, who came to Lancaster in 1854, where he was a carpenter: he died there in 1879, leaving three sons: Charles, Ignarus and Joseph, as above. Joseph Adolf learned the carpenter's trade when a boy and since 1889 has done a large business as contractor and builder. He was elected justice in 1890 and was also elected one of the village trustees the same year, which office be still holds. He is also a member of the Lancaster Benevolent Association and has been for twenty-four years a member of the fire department. He married in 1379 Mary A. Knauber, and they have three sons and two daughters: Frank. Albert, Charles, Florence and Loretta.

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