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John L. Montgomery

JOHN L. MONTGOMERY

Local manager of the Bell Telephone Company, was born June 16, 1889, in South Amboy, N.J. a son of John E. and Elizabeth (Hayes) Montgomery. He attended the State Model School at Trenton, N.J., graduating in 1908. He then entered Lehigh University and was a member of the 1913 class. In September of that year he accepted a position with the telephone company as salesman at Allentown, and was so successful that in July 1914 he was appointed local manager of Bethlehem, which exchange has taken big strides under his management. Mr. Montgomery is a man of very pleasing personality, progressive, and enjoys a wide circle of friends. He is a member of the F. and A.M.; B.P.O. Elks, Union Wheelmen and Rotary Club.

 


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Frank P. Martenis

FRANK P. MARTENIS

Secretary of the South Side Business Association, was born in South Bethlehem, January 5, 1885, a son of Frank Waterbury and Mary (Repp) Martenis. He received his primary education in the district school and graduated from the Central High School with the class of 1904. His first employment was at the office of the Bethlehem Steel Company, where he remained for one year. He then entered the employ of the Lehigh and New England Railroad Company in a clerical capacity, remaining for seven years. He was elected City Treasurer of South Bethlehem and continued in office until March 22, 1915. He then entered the employ of the Artificial Ice Co. as Secretary, a position he still retains. He has been a leading spirit in promoting local projects, and enjoys a wide acquaintance through his faculty for making friends on short notice. He is Secretary of the South Side Business Mens’ Association, an organization which was formerly known as the South Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce; Bethlehem Shriners Association; Mary Conclave, No. 5, Red Cross of Constantine; P.M. Stanley Goodwin Lodge, No. 648 F. and A.M.; P.H.P., Ezra Royal Arch Chapter, No. 219; P.M., Bethlehem Council, No. 36, R. and S.M.M.; P.C., Bethlehem Commandery, No. 90, K.T.; Illustrious Commander in Chief, CaIdwell Consistory, 32d Degree; Rajah Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S.; Easton Forest, No. 35, Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Hobah Lodge, No. 267, K. of P.; Packer Castle, No. 116, K.G.E. He married Mae Laubach Wilhelm, daughter of G.W. and Emma Wilhelm, of Easton.

 

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