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    Al Schuesselin, a popular citizen and successful business man of Piqua, has been identified here with the meat business for some years, and is otherwise variously connected with the activities of this thriving community. He was born at Pleasant Hill, Ohio, a son of C. F. Schuesselin, who conducted a meat business there for thirty-five years and is still the proprietor of a flourishing establishment at that place. C. F. Schuesselin married Elizabeth Steahlin, and they became the parents of five children: Fred, a resident of Dayton, where he is interested in business ventures; Edward, who enlisted in Company C, Third division Infantry, regular army, and met a hero's death in the fierce fighting in the Argonne; Arthur, who was in Company H, Eighty-third division, American Expeditionary Forces, during the great World war, and now a resident of Pleasant Hill, and who married Luella Croy; Hermina, who resides with her parents, and Al. Edward Schuesselin left a widow, formerly Bertha Decker, the one child, Dorothea. Al Schuesselin was educated in the public schools of Pleasant Hill, and as a youth learned the trade of butcher under the direction of his father. For a time he was associated with the elder man, and then came to Piqua, where he purchased his present establishment, which was formerly conducted tinder the style of C. F. Schuesselin & Sons. He built up a large and representative patronage, and is accounted one of the leading retail merchants of his community. Mr. Schuesselin is a prominent member of the Presbyterian church, in which he is vice-president of the Good Fellowship class, being also ex-president of the brotherhood. Fraternally he is affiliated with the local lodges of the Masons and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in each of which he has numerous friends. Mr. Schuesselin married Bertha, daughter of Joseph Trost, and they have one daughter, Norma.

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