Biography of William H. Albrecht
Lucas County, OH Biographies

William Herbert Albrecht, recognized as a dynamic force among the younger representatives of business interests in Toledo, is now the treasurer of The Inter State Mining and Coal Company. He is making steady advancement in the conduct of his affairs, for in his vocabulary there is no such word as fail and everything which he attempts is carried forward to successful completion. Mr. Albrecht. is a native of Terre if aute, Indiana, born January 17, 1882, his parents being William Herbert and Lena S. (Stubinger) Albrecht, the former a dry goods merchant. Having mastered the branches of learning taught in the public schools of his native city, William H. Albrecht afterward became a stâdent in the Culver Military Academy at Culver, Indiana, and later entered the Columbian University, now the George Washington University, at Washington, D. C., from which he was graduated as a member of the class of 1904. When his education was completed he became associated with his father in the dry goods business, continuing in that line for a time, while later he went to New York and also spent a period in the manufacturing trade in Toledo. He came to this city to reside in 1915 and in the following year organized the Inter State Coal Company, of which he was secretary and treasurer. In December, 1922, the business was incorporated as The Inter State Mining & Coal Company, of which he became treasurer. They mine and ship steam and domestic coals, operating in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky, and the business has been developed along substantial lines productive of gratifying results. He organized the Toledo Commission & Sales Company, doing a general brokerage and commission business and has been treasurer since its inception. He finds pleasure in mechanical development and is interested in watching progress along these lines. As a business man he is thoroughgoing, energetic and systematic, building upon a substantial foundation and at all times making wise use of his talent and opportunity.

In his fraternal relations Mr. Albrecht is a Mason and an Elk, loyally following the teachings and purposes of these organizations. He has been a member of the New York Athletic Club since 1905 and by reason of his social and business connections is well known in the eastern metropolis and in various other sections of the country.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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