Biography of Otto B. Englisch

Englisch, Otto B., p. o Oakfield, N. Y., was born in Calumet, Mich., April 29, 1872, a son of August and Henrietta (Deisseroth) Englisch. His father was a native- of Germany, born in 1827, and died in 1885. Otto B. was educated in the Fremont Business College (Nebraska), and was a clerk for several years in a general store. He then engaged in the cold storage business in Omaha, Neb., and represented the company as buyer on the road; in 1888 he began the manufacture of plaster of paris at Omaha, and for a number of years represented that interest as general traveling salesman; in 1895 he removed to Kansas City. Mo., where an office of the company was opened and he was elected assistant general manager. In 1896 he came to Oakfield and purchased the Olmsted Stucco Co. plant, and organized the Englisch Plaster Works, of which company he is secretary, treasurer and general manager, the company operating the plant under his direction. Mr. Englisch married Alice Knode, daughter of Dr. R. S. Knode of Omaha; they have one daughter, Lucile. Mr. Englisch is a progressive and enterprising young business man, taking an active interest in the improvement and development of the town, and has done much for the upbuilding, improvement, and progress of the village since making it his home.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
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