Clifford F. Bollinger is well and favorably known in Johnstown as a substantial citizen. He was born in Center
County, Pa., May 19, 1881, and is the son of Richard B. and Anna (Ludwig) Bollinger.
Both Richard B. Bollinger and his wife were natives of Center County, where they spent their lives. Until his retirement
Mr. Bollinger was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad. He and his wife are deceased. He died in 1898 and she
died in 1922.
Clifford F. Bollinger received his education in the schools of Clinton and Muffin counties, and also attended the
schools in Philadelphia. He studied anatomy with Doctor Hoffman and Doctor Countryman of Philadelphia, and on Aug.
26, 1908, was registered in the state of Pennsylvania as a pharmacist. He was associated with the following Johnstown
drug firms: C. F. Kirkindall, Valley Drug Company, Moxham Pharmacy, and Schrader Brothers. In 1916 he established
his present business at 504 Washington Street, where he handles a complete line of orpathepic and prosthetic appliances.
Mr. Bollinger is the leading specialist in this line of work in Cambria County.
On March 5, 1903, Mr. Bollinger was married to Miss Grace S. Cheesman the daughter of Calvin and Sarah Cheesman,
prominent pioneer residents of Clinton County. Both are deceased. To Mr. and Mrs. Bollinger a son was born, Robert
A. He was graduated from Johnstown High School in 1926.
Politically Mr. Boilinger is a Republican. He is a thirty-second degree Mason, being affiliated with Chapter No.
195, Council No. 32, Commandery No. 61, Valley of New Castle, Consistory, New Castle, Pa., and Jaffa Temple, Altoona,
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Cambria County Pennsylvania Biographies
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