Biography of Sternberg Bros., Depauville, N.Y.
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Sternberg Bros., Depauville, N.Y. -This firm consists of E. G. and W. F. Sternberg, and they are one of the most prominent manufacturing concerns in the town of Clayton. They manufacture annually from 20,000 to 22,000 Yankee cheese boxes, about 5,000 limburger cheese box shooks, 200,000 shingles, and do a large custom trade in sawing lumber, planing, splitting, etc. Their plant covers two acres of ground. They supply cheese boxes for thirty cheese factories and their trade in every department is steadily increasing owing to their excellent work and honorable business methods. G. E. Sternberg was born April 20, 1871. W. F. Sternberg is one year younger than his brother, and both obtained a practical training in their business with their father, who purchased the plant with the saw mill about fifteen years ago, establishing the cheese box factory in 1892. The present firm was formed March 1, 1894, when the present partners purchased the business from their father, E. G. Sternberg.

 

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