A. Aldering, an enterprising and successful young business man of Johnstown, is a native of Michigan. He was
born at Holland, Nov. 19, 1898, and is the son of John and Jennie (Buursma) Aldering.
John Aldering was born at Holland, Mich., where he has always lived. He is superintendent of the Charles P. Limbert
Furniture Company. His wife is also a native of that place.
After completing his early schooling in the place of his birth, A. Aldering attended Northwestern University, Chicago.
He began his business career in the retail grocery business at Holland and in 1914 went to Grand Rapids, Mich.,
where he was interested in the real estate business until 1921. He then accepted a sales position with the American
Ironing Machine Company in Chicago, and was later identified with the Maytag Washing Machine Company until he became
associated with the Premier Service Company in Johnstown, as manager of the local branch. This service branch was
established in 1924 and its territory covers Cambria, Indiana, Westmoreland and Somerset counties. The Premier
Vacuum Cleaner Company has its general offices in New York City and its factory is located in Cleveland, Ohio.
They are the largest manufacturers of this type of electric cleaner in the United States.
On June 17, 1921, Mr. Aldering was united in marriage with Miss Johanna Bilkert, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and the
daughter of Simon and Grace Bilkert. They have two children, Thelma and Robert.
Mr. Aldering is an independent voter. He and his wife hold membership in the Presbyterian Church and are well liked
in the community in which they live. They reside at 108 Erie Street.
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Cambria County Pennsylvania Biographies
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