|Budd House, photo from the
Kaldron, yearbook of Allegheny College, 1890.
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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
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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. Strifflers 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