Biography of Charles Rupp

Rupp, Charles, was born in Batavia, N. Y., January 15, 1842. His father, G. M. Rupp, was a native of Baden, Germany, and came to the United States, July 4, 1836, and was engaged in shoe manufacturing; he was a man of sterling integrity and took an active interest in public events; he died in 188k Charles Rupp was educated in Batavia and learned the shoemaker's trade, which he has always followed. In 1871 he married Laura A., daughter of Alonzo Leonard; they had five daughters: Mrs. Alice A. Pierce, Grace M., principal of West Main Street School; Mrs. Julia M. Caught (now deceased), Carrie B., who is a stenographer, and Laura A. Mr. Rupp is a substantial citizen and is much respected in Batavia. His industry and frugality have enabled him to give all his children good educational opportunties, which they have so well improved that they have won for themselves good positions.

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Edited by: F. W. Beers
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