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HUGO GERSTMAN

Owner of the Globe Department Store at No.803 East Third Street, South Side, was born in Hungary in 1885, receiving his education in Vienna and the Business Academy of Berlin. Later, for a short period, he was employed as a bank­teller in Vienna, and for a period of three years was connected with a large importing house in Paris. Upon coming to America he at once settled in South Bethlehem and became the owner of the Globe Department Store. He is a man of sound business ideals and is prominent in all civic affairs. He is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce. On March 23, 1910, he married Gertrude Pearl.

 


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John Chappie Gorman

JOHN CHAPPIE GORMAN

The well-known produce merchant and sportsman, was born in Cardiff, South Wales, a son of Thomas and Martha Gorman. He came to America in 1891, since which time he has been actively engaged in the wholesale selling of produce ranking as one of the cleverest buyers in that business in this part of the State.

Mr. Gorman is a well-known authority on boxing and during his career has been the discoverer of many fighters who have made their mark in the squared arena. Among them are such well-known local pugilists as Eddie Moy, Jack McCarron, Willie Laughlin. On July 3, 1902, he married Idella Walbert, of Bethlehem.

 

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