E. E. Schatz, who is president of the Truck and Tractor Equipment Company, is among the enterprising business
men of Columbus. He was born at Vincennes, Indiana, November 9, 1892, the son of Joseph and Lettie (Bridgewater)
Joseph Schatz was born on a farm near Vincennes, Indiana, in 1865. His wife was born in 1875. Throughout his life
Mr. Schatz has been a farmer. There are two children in the Schatz family: E. E., the subject of this sketch; and
Leona, married Herman Arnold, lives at Washington, Indiana.
The boyhood of E. E. Schatz was spent on his father's farm near Vincennes, Indiana, and he received his education
in the public schools. He was identified with the automobile business for a period of twelve years and was located
at Indianapolis, Indiana. He then came to Columbus to take charge of an agency for the Maxwell Company. In 1923
Mr. Schatz was active in the organization of the Truck & Tractor Equipment Company, of which he has since served
as president. Robert Pein is vice president, with F. M. Duffey as secretary and general manager, and Alex W. Krumm
as treasurer. The business is located at 460 Neilston Avenue.
On June 14, 1916, Mr. Schatz married Miss Naomi Margaret Shaffer, of Vincennes, Indiana. They have a daughter,
Politically, Mr. Schatz is a Republican. He belongs to the Masonic Lodge and Benevolent and Protective Order of
Elks. Mr. Schatz and family live at 531 Indianola Boulevard.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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