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Oscar Schleiter


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/9/2006 at 16:02:52

Oscar Schleiter, of the firm of Schleiter Bros, dealers in general merchandise, Boone, was born is Hanover, Germany in 1837, and lived there until 1852, and then emigrated to the United States and settled in Ohio and remained there one year and removed to Lyons, Clinton county, Iowa when after a residence of five years, the went to Mitchell county and engaged in business and lived four years, and thence to Iowa county, where he did business three years and in 1865, came to Boone county and established his present business in company with his brother, and their house is among the oldest in the county, he is a self-made man, commencing with little means, he has succeeded in building up a prosperous business by pursuing a straightforward, true, honest and upright course, he has always shown a worthy public spiritedness and been identified with the best interest and substantial growth of the city, he was married in 1878 to Miss Carrie Hazlett, a native of Ohio.

1880 Boone Co History Book


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