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Emil A. Droll

EMIL A. DROLL

Manager and partner in the operation of the Lehigh Steam Laundry, was born February 18, 1879, at Strasburg, Alsace, Germany, a son of Frank and Frieda (Birk) Droll. As a boy he came to America and attended the Plainfield N.J., High School and Bethlehem Preparatory School. In 1905 he was graduated from Lehigh University with the degree of M.E. He has had wide experience in his chosen profession, having been in the employ of the Robbins Belt Company of New York City, Babcock & Wilcox Water Tube Boiler Company and Ingersoll Rand Company, of New York City, and the Taylor Iron and Steel Company, of Highbridge, N.J. Later he was in charge of the sales engineering office for the entire Northern Republic of Mexico for the latter concern. Mr. Droll takes a keen interest in all civic affairs and is a conservative businessman. He is a member of the New York Lehigh Club; Lehigh Home Club; University Club, of Bethlehem; Chamber of Commerce; Washington Republican Association; Beethoven Maennerchor, Hiawatha Hunting and Fishing Club; Pennsylvania Motor Federation; American Automobile Association; International Motor Club; Knights of Pythias; Pythian Sisters; Elks; Past Dictator of South Bethlehem Lodge of Moose; I.O.O.F.; National Laundry Owners’ Association; Pennsylvania State Laundry Owners’ Association; Lehigh Valley Laundry Owners’ Exchange, of which he is president, and the Bethlehem Bridge Commission. The establishment of which he is the head is the largest of its kind in the city and is located at No. 320—324 New Street.

 


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Dr. William Lawrence Estes

DR. WILLIAM LAWRENCE ESTES

Surgeon, was born on a plantation near Brownsville, Tennesee, November 28, 1855, a son of Albert Monroe and Marcia Burton Owen Estes. He was educated in Bethel College, Kentucky, 1872—74; M.D., U. of Va., 1877; M.D., University Medical College (New York University,) 1878; ( hon. A.M., Bethel College, 1893). Since 1881 he has been physician and surgeon-in-chief of St. Luke’s Hospital, South Side, an institution with a state wide reputation. He is also a director of the institution since 1889. Dr. Estes is the lecturer on physiology and hygiene at Lehigh University since 1883 and from 1886 to 1904 was the chief surgeon for the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. Dr. Estes is one of the most interesting characters in the medical world and has fully proven his worth in whatever position he has been placed. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Pennsylvania State Medical Association; Fellow, American Academy of Medicine; American Surgeons Association; New York Academy of Medicine; American Surgeons Association; New York Academy of Medicine; American College of Surgeons. Dr. Estes is the author of "Treatment of Fractures," 1900, and contributed a chapter on surgery of accidents in Keen’s "System of Surgery." He is a member of the University Club, and corresponding member of the College of Physicians, of Philadelphia, and the Lehigh Country Club. On October 5, 1881, he married Jeanne Wynne, of New York, who died, November, 1903.

 

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