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D.B. Csentericz

D. B. CSENTERICZ

Pharmacist and proprietor of the East End Pharmacy, No. 614 East Third Street, was born in 1867 in Hungary, a son of John and Julia Csentericz. He received his education in the schools of his native country, being graduated from the Medical University of Budapest in 1891. He came to America on January 22, 1905, and secured a position with the Central Drug Company, of Scranton, Pa., where he remained until December 31 of that year. He then passed the State Pharmaceutical Board examinations as a registered pharmacist, and in March, 1906, erected and opened a drug store at No. 219 Poplar Street, South Bethlehem. In November of the same year he removed his place of business to Third and Linden Streets where he remained until January 1, 1912, when he took possession of his present place of business. Dr. Csentericz at once became a fixture in the business and civic life of the community and on September 25, 1911, became a naturalized citizen of the United States. He is a member of the Retail Druggists Association, of Bethlehem, and the Pharmaceutical Association of Pennsylvania.

 


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Ray L. Crosland

RAY L. CROSLAND

General manager and secretary and treasurer of the Ross Common Water Company, was born in South Bethlehem, September 2, 1884, a son of Wilson and Hattie Crosland. After attending the public schools he was graduated from the South Bethlehem Business College, shortly afterward accepting a position as clerk with the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. Later he was in the employ of F.H. Clement and Company, contractors. Prior to joining the forces of the Ross Common Water Company, Mr. Crosland for a short time was in the employ of the Bethlehem Steel Company. While at school, Mr. Crosland was famed as an all-round athlete, and in many athletic events victoriously carried the colors of the Temperance and Nativity teams. When South Bethlehem Lodge, No. 1209, B.P.O.E., was organized on September 7, 1910, Mr. Crosland was chosen as secretary, a position he still fills with credit. He is also associated with the American and Pennsylvania State Bottlers’ Association. He was one of the secretaries of the semi-centennial celebration held on the South Side several years ago, and has been an active figure in all of the recent campaigns. Mr. Crosland is also a member of the Moose; Court Olympia, F. of A.; H. Stanley Goodwin Lodge, F. & A. M.; Hobah Lodge, No. 267, K. of P.; Rotary Club; Chamber of Commerce; Washington Republican Club and the Beethoven Maennerchor. He is much esteemed and has a large host of friends. On December 24, 1910, he married Mabel C. Keim.

 

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