Biography of Alex W. Krumm
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





Alex W. Krumm. - A worthy representative of the dignity of the law, and a citizen of the highest character, Alex W. Krumm, deceased, was numbered among the able attorneys of Franklin County. He was born in Columbus, March 12, 1850, the son of Martin and Fredericka (Fichtner) Krumm.

Both Martin Krumm and his wife were natives of Wortemburg, Germany, born in 1812 and 1820 respectively. They came to the a member of the Franklin County Republican Executive Committee. United States in 1832 and were among the first settlers of Columbus, where Mr. Krumm was employed as a machinist. Later he became a manufacturer of iron. Both he and his wife are buried in Columbus.

Alex W. Krumm spent his entire life in the city of Columbus. He was educated in the public schools and studied law in the offices of English and Baldwin, who were leading attorneys of Franklin County at that time. Mr. Krumm was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1875 and for a time was associated in practice with the late John H. Heitman, at one time mayor of Columbus. He became city solicitor in 1879 and served in that capacity until 1883. From that date until his death, December 19, 1910, Mr. Drumm engaged in private practice.

In 1877 Mr. Krumm married Miss Mary M. Zettler, the daughter of John Zettler, a leading pioneer citizen of Columbus and a member of one of the oldest families of Franklin County. Their children were Herbert, Benjamin, Thomas, Grace Helen, Nettie Belle, John J., Alex W., Samuel, James, and Edna Mary.

Alex W. Krumm, Jr., is cashier of the Ohio National Bank in Columbus.

The widow of Alex W. Krumm resides in Columbus.

From:
History of Franklin County, Ohio
By:Opha Moore
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930


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