Biography of George J. Ruoff
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Ruoff, George J., born in Bodelshausen, Wurtemburg, Germany, April 19, 1869, received his early education in the public schools and worked on his father's farm until September 18, 1886, when he came to America and settled in Troy, where he was given employment in his brother's restaurant at No. 844 River street. In 1887 he accepted a position with Hilke Brothers, restaurateurs, where he remained until March, 1894, when he and his brother John formed a partnership and engaged in the restaurant business at No. 351 Fulton street, where they still continue. Mr. Ruoff is a member of Guttenberg Lodge, Knights of Pythias, Troy Bicycle Club, Riverside Bowling Club, Camststadter Volksfest Verein and the Germania Hall Association. He married Mary Amelia Heiser, of Saxony, Germany, June 3, 1896.

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


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