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Frank A. Striffler    

Budd House, photo from the Kaldron, yearbook of Allegheny College, 1890. Click to enlarge

FRANK A. STRIFFLER, proprietor of the “Budd House,” Meadville, was born September 17, 1853, in Warren County, Ohio, son of Sebastian and Barbara (Beck) Striffier, natives of Germany, who came to America in 1845, settling for a time in Pittsburgh, Penn., but after a few years removing to Butler County, Penn., and from there to Warren County, Ohio. Sebastian Striffler was by trade a merchant tailor. They were parents of nine children, six now living, viz.: Christina, Mary, Peter, Frank A., Matilda and Maggie. Our subject was educated in Meadville, Penn., and graduated from the commercial college. He was married March 28, 1875, to Lena, daughter of Jacob Michael, by whom he has three children: Frank, Maggie and Clara. Mr. Striffler took charge of the “Budd House” in April, 1881. This first-class hotel is located on Water Street,

Advertisement from Titusville and Meadville cities and Crawford County directory, 1897-98

convenient to the railroad station, a bus being sent to meet all trains. The “Budd House,” under Mr. Striffler’s management, offers best advantages to the traveling public at most reasonable rates. Our subject is a member of the C. B. A., of Meadville.

History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania: containing a history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, etc., portraits of early settlers and prominent men, biographies, history of Pennsylvania, statistical and miscellaneous matter, Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885, page 771


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