Biography of Frank Schreick
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





Frank Schreick. - One of the most successful photographers of Columbus is Frank Schreick, who has engaged in business in this city for twenty years, his studio being located at 113 North High Street. He was born at Portsmouth, Ohio, February 11, 1886, the son of Anton and Mary (Link) Schreick.

Anton Schreick was a native of Frankfort, Germany. At an early age he emigrated to the United States and settled at Portsmouth, Ohio, where for many years he was identified with the Portsmouth Brewery as brewmaster. Later, he went to Los Angeles, California, where he was associated with the Los Angeles Brewing Company. He died in that city hi 1925 and is buried there. His widow lives in Los Angeles.

Frank Schreick attended the public schools of Portsmouth. For a time he was employed in a shoe factory in that city. Later, he went to Springfield, Ohio, where he engaged in photography. From there he went to Dayton, Ohio, but in 1910 sold his interests in that city and came to Columbus, where he has since been located. His studio is considered one of the finest to be found in Franklin County and Mr. Schreick is recognized as an expert in his profession.

On June 29, 1910, Mr. Schreick was united in marriage with Miss Susie Abel, a native of Lawrence County, Ohio, and the daughter of Andrew and Mary Abel. They have five children: Frank, Jr., born June 26, 1911; Thomas Edward, born March 7, 1915; Joseph, born January 5, 1919; Mary Ann, born January 13, 1921; and Ruth Lillian, born January 19, 1925.

Mr. Schreick is a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and is affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, Eagles Lodge, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and Foresters. He also belongs to the Exchange Club.

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


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