Biography of Peter Emig
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Emig, Peter, was born in Bavaria, Germany, August 12, 1868, and came to America in 1881, locating first in Syracuse, where he remained but a short time, then came to Ithaca, and entered the shop of his brother Adam, who was a member of the firm of Paris & Emig. He was employed as a journeyman barber until July, 1893, when he bought the shop at the corner of State and Tioga streets, having six chairs and employing five assistants, and has three of the finest bath rooms in town. Mr. Emig isa member of Ithaca Lodge I. O. O. F., and is chief patriarch af Iroquois Encampment. He is also a member of Fidelity Lodge F. & A. M. No. 51.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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