Biography of George L. Berg
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George Louis Berg is well and favorably known in Mansfield, where he is serving as councilman from the Sixth Ward. He was born here, Feb. 17, 1890, the son of Conrad and Elizabeth (Lutz) Berg.

Conrad Berg was born in Hessedarmstadt, Germany, as was his wife. After their marriage they emigrated to the United States and settled in Mansfield, where Mr. Berg entered the employ of the Mansfield Paper Mill Company. He was also connected with the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield for several years, and for many years was brewmaster for the Franks Brewing Company, Mansfield. He resigned from the latter position in 1919, and has since been identified with the city street repair department. Mr. Berg is a Democrat, a member of the Lutheran Church, and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He and his wife live at 159 Foster Street. They have two sons: George Louis, the subject of this sketch; and Henry Carl, a World War veteran, lives at Mansfield.

George Louis Berg has always lived in Mansfield. After completing his schooling he followed his trade as a barber for ten years, after which he went with the Franke Brewery Company as a salesman until 1917. He then became associated with the Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company in 1919, and is still in their employ.

In 1915 Mr. Berg was united in marriage with Miss Madonna Keil, the daughter of John and Margaret Keil, natives of Ohio and now residents of Shelby, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Berg have two daughters, Mildred and Marjorie.

Mr. Berg is a Democrat and is serving his second term as councilman of Mansfield, being elected from the Sixth Ward. He is chairman of the lights committee and a member of the street and water committee. He has been a member of the Democratic Central Committee for six years. Mr. Berg and his family hold membership in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, of which he is assistant treasurer, and he belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Venus Lodge, No. 152, F. & A. M.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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