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Fred H. Lichtenwalner    

FRED H. LICHTENWALNER, one of the city’s leading bankers and financiers, was born in Allentown, Pa., June 27, 1868, his parents being William C. and Amelia (Fogel) Lichtenwalner. He attended the public schools until he was fourteen years old. In 1882 he began his successful career by becoming messenger for the Allentown National Bank. By reason of the intelligent and faithful discharge of the duties assigned to him, he was rapidly promoted, filling every position, and serving seven years as receiving teller. His total service with this institution numbered twenty-three years. Recognizing his exceptional ability in conducting banking affairs, and appreciating his fidelity to his employers, the Citizens Deposit and Trust Company in October, 1905, selected him as its secretary and treasurer, and recently elected him president of the institution. He is also a director of the Peoples Trust Company, of South Bethlehem. Mr. Lichtenwalner during his unusually active and useful career served as secretary and treasurer of the Mutual Loan and Building Association for nineteen years, was treasurer for the Lehigh County almshouse for twelve years, and deputy county treasurer from 1899 to 1904. Be is a Democrat in politics and belongs to the Reformed Church. On August 23, 1888, Mr. Lichtenwalner married Jennie H., daughter of Martin and Eliza Seiple, of Allentown.

Men of Allentown, Allentown, Pa. by Fred L. Shankweiler, 1917, page 6.  More Lehigh County History Books  Search Hundreds of 1880s-1890s Pennsylvania County History Books for biographies and historical information on your ancestors.  View the book page images on line and print them out for your genealogy file!  Free Access to the old history books - plus birth & death records, census images and ALL other records at


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