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Flummerfelt, John A.- This popular and efficient superintendent of the Prudential Insurance Company is a native of Lambertville, Hunterdon county, N. J. After completing his schooling he accepted a position in the drug store of Dr. A. H. Lee, Phillipsburg, N. J., where he studied pharmacy for three years and then entered the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, at the same time filling a clerkship for the firm of French, Richards & Co. of Philadelphia. He accepted a position in the laboratory of the Potter Drug & Chemical Corporation of Boston, Mass., in 1882. In 1886 he was employed with the drug firm of McKesson & Robbins in New York. In 1887, noticing that life insurance was so highly regarded and that it was steadily growing higher in public esteem, he decided to enter into that business, and accepted an agency at Easton, Pa., with the Prudential Insurance Company of America; starting in the ranks, lie has steadily advanced with the company, and by conscientious work has won his present position, that of superintendent of the Watertown District, of which he assumed charge in February, 1896. Mr. Flummerfelt was elected to the Common Council at Easton, Pa., which office he was compelled to resign on account of his removal to Watertown; he is an ardent Republican, a progressive and enterprising citizen and is highly respected. He is a member of Watertown Lodge No. 40, F. & A. M., and Watertown Chapter, No. 59, R. A. M., Lehicton Lodge No. 244, I. O. O. F., Easton, Pa., and has been a member of the Prudential Old Guard since 1892.

Our County and it's people
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Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898