JAMES CAM LIEBENDORFER, a member of the firm conducting the business of the New Castle Lumber and Construction
Company and also its bookkeeper, was born at New Castle, Pennsylvania, February 18, 1870, and is a son of J. J.
and Rebecca (Campbell) Liebendorfer. J. J. Liebendorfer is a well known citizen of New Castle, where he now lives
retired after many years of business prominence as a contracting carpenter.
James C. Liebendorfer was reared in his native city and completed his education in the New Castle High School.
He gained his first business experience when he worked as a clerk in Stritmater's dry goods store, after which
he engaged in business for himself and for eight years conducted a grocery store on Pittsburg Street. In April,
1898, he entered the employ of the New Castle Lumber and Construction Company and in 1904 he became a member of
the firm. He proved his business capacity in his earlier years with the company and since he has acquired an interest
has not lessened his diligence. He is numbered with the city's successful business men. Mr. Liebendorfer married
Mabel, a daughter of Samuel J. Rhodes, a well known citizen. For a number of years he has been an active factor
in politics and has served in various party organizations.
20th Century History of
New Castle and Lawrence County
Edited By: Hon. Aaron L. Hazen
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co.
Chicago, Ill., 1908
Lawrence County Pennsylvania Biographies
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