Harry Schultz, the well known chief of the fire department of Johnstown, is a native of this city, born Dec.
31, 1888. He is the son of Peter and Charlotte (Dunmeyer) Schultz.
Peter Schultz, deceased, was a native of Germany, and at an early age emigrated to the United States and settled
in Syracuse, N, Y. Later he removed to Johnstown, where he entered the employ of the Cambria Iron Works. He was
drowned in the Johnstown flood of 1889, his body never having been recovered. His widow lives in Johnstown. Mr.
and Mrs. Schultz had four children: Marie, died in 1909, was the wife of William Steinman; Elizabeth, married N.
P. Swank, lives in Johnstown; Ervin C., lives in Pittsburgh; and Harry, the subject of this sketch.
After attending the public schools of Johnstown, Harry Schultz entered the employ of the Cambria Steel Company,
with whom he was connected for a number of years. He then was employed by the Bell Telephone Company of Pittsburgh,
after which he became identified with the fire department of Johnstown in 1910. He served as a fireman, later as
master mechanic, and in 1921 was elected to his present responsible position as chief of the department.
On June 30, 1912, Mr. Schultz was united in marriage with Miss Blanch Tautlinger, who was born in this city in
1890, the daughter of Daniel and Margaret (Moran) Tautlinger, residents of Johnstown and the parents of the following
children: Mrs. Schultz; John, lives in Johnstown; Esther,! married Mitchell Spangler, lives in Somerset County,
Pa.; Ira, lives in Johnstown; and Florence, lives in Johnstown. A son has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Schultz, Harry
P., born Jan. 14, 1914.
Politically Mr. Schultz is a Republican. He and his wife hold membership in the United Brethren Church and he is
affiliated with the Masonic Lodge. He has a wide acquaintance in Cambria County and is well liked.
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Cambria County Pennsylvania Biographies
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