Biography of Justus Dittmar


Dittmar, Justus, Tonawanda, son of the late Justus and Verona (Steinhilper) Dittmar, was born at Williamsport, Pa., November 26, 1856. His first business experience was in the manufacture of gas at his native home, where he was so engaged for many years. In 1892 he removedto Elmira, N. Y., where he remained for two years, and then removed to Tonawanda to accept the position of superintendent of the Tonawanda Gas Light Company, which position he still occupies. Mr. Dittmar was married in October, 1877, to Anna Beckley of Iowa. His parents came to this country from Germany in 1849 and settled in Williamsport Pa. His father was superintendent of the Williamsport Gas Light Company for twentynine years.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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