Biography of Frederick H. Manss
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Manss, Frederick H., son of John and Catharine (Meisch) Manss, who were born near Frankfort-on-the-Main Germany, was born in Troy, January 15, 1864, received his education in the public and high schools and took further tuition under J. T. McKenna, formerly principal of the Troy High School. May 19, 1876, he secured a position in the passenger department of the Troy and Boston Railroad, where he became chief clerk. He resigned this position in 1885 to accept that of night ticket agent in the office of the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. at Troy, where he remained two years. In 1887 when the joint office was formed, be was appointed ticket agent for the several lines forming the Troy Union Company, which position he now holds. Mr. Manss is a member of the Old Guard of the Troy Citizens Corps; he is a Mason and a member of Apollo Commander No. 15, K. T. In October, 1887, he married Caroline I. Fenn, of Rutland, Vt., who died December 19, 1893, leaving one son: Paul Herman.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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