Biography of Charles Reissmann
Potter County, PA Biographies

CHARLES REISSMANN, dealer in furniture, Coudersport, was born in Sachsen-Altenburg, Germany, in 1824. He came to America in 1854, and settled in New York City, but removed thence to Stedman, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., and from there to Coudersport. Being a carpenter and joiner, he worked here for a time at his trade, and then went into the furniture and undertaking business, whieh he continued until the fire of 1880, in which he met with a very heavy loss. He rebuilt in 1883, and has since continued business on Second street, in his commodious quarters, where his enterprise is meeting with the success it merits. Mr. Reissmann married Miss Catharine Schmitt, a lady of German birth, and they have three children: Julius, Anna (now Mrs. Shellenberger) and Kate (now Mrs Stone). Mr. Reissmann is a member of the Knights of Honor. In politics he affiliates with the Republican party, and has been a member of the council. He and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.

History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890

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