Biography of Frank X. Kreitler
Forest County, PA Biographies





FRANK X. KREITLER, merchant and lumberman, of the firm of Collins & Kreitler, Nebraska, Penn., was born in Germany, December 4, 1842, a son of Barnhart and Mary Kreitler. He came to America in 1859, and remained three years in New Rochelle, N. Y., where he learned the barber's trade. 1n 1863 he moved to Brookville, Jefferson Co., Penn., where he conducted a barber shop for twenty five years, and also engaged to some extent in lumbering. In 1869 he married Miss Eliza Knieriemen, of New Rochelle, N. Y. In 1886 he purchased an interest in the firm of Collins, Darrah & Co., and in 1887 located at Nebraska, where he has since had charge of a mercantile business, and is also a member of the lumber firm of Collins, Darrah & Co. In 1864 he enlisted in Company B, Two Hundred and Eleventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served till the close of the war. He is past master of Hobah Lodge, No. 276, F. & A. M., and a member of Jefferson Chapter, No. 225, of Brookville; member of Brookville Post, No. 242, G. A. R., and of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Politically he is a Republican.

From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
Pennsylvania
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Chicago, 1890.


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies Counter

NAVIGATION

Forest County, PA Biographies

Online
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Histories

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012