Otto Bismark Hohendorf, Doctor of Chiropody, has an extensive practice in Mansfield and is recognized as one
of the thoroughly capable professional men of Richland County. He was born at Piqua, Ohio, April 10, 1895, the
son of Francis and Louise (Roser) Hohendorf.
Francis Hohendorf was born in Muenster, Westphalia, Germany, and was 17 years of age when he came to this country
with his mother. They went to Newport, Ky., where the father had preceded them two years before. Francis llohendorf
later removed to Piqua, Ohio, where he conducted a cafe and restaurant business for many years. He served throughout
the Civil War and saw active service during the entire war period. Mr. Hohendorf died in 1906 and is buried at
Piqua. His widow died in the flood of 1913 and is also buried at Piqua. She was born at Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Hohendorf
was a Democrat, and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. To Mr. and Mrs. Hohendorf the following children
were born: Charlotte, married A. M. Fry, lives at Piqua; Albert, World War veteran, having served in France, lives
at Piqua; Frederick, lives at Piqua; Johanna, lives at Greenville, Ohio; Louise, married J. Lendall Williams, lives
at Greenville, Ohio; William, lives at Cincinnati; Helmuth Von Moltke, lives at Milton, Vt.; Otto Bismarck, the
subject of this sketch; and Emma, deceased.
Otto Bismarck Hohendorf was reared and educated at Piqua, Ohio, and in 1912 was graduated from Piqua High School.
He spent the next two years in the study of law at Ohio State University, and from 1916 until 1920 was a teacher
at Bacolad, Occidental Negros Island, Philippine Islands. He then spent a year in newspaper work at Piqua, after
which he studied chiropody at the Ohio College of Chiropody, Cleveland, Ohio. He received a degree from that institution
in 1922, and has since engaged in successful practice at Mansfield, with offices in the Walpark Building. Doctor
Hohendorf spent 1925 in graduate study in Paris, France.
Doctor Hohendorf is a Republican, a member of the German Evangelical Church, and belongs to Warren Lodge, F. &
A. M., No. 24, Piqua, and Optimist Club, Mansfield.
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
North Central Ohio Biographies
Names A to C
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Names H to K
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