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    E. P. Riesenbeck. One of the energetic members of the younger business element at Piqua is E. P. Riesenbeck, proprietor of an electrical store at 121 West Ash street. He is a native son of Piqua and was born September 8, 1892, his parents being Alphonse and Margaret (Lechner) Riesenbeck. Mr. Riesenbeck was educated at St. Boniface school and as a youth applied himself to the electrical business as a student, subsequently being employed by several Piqua establishments. Desiring to be independent of others, in 1915 he established himself in business on Ash street, west of his present location, and at first conducted a plumbing department in connection with his electrical store. The plumbing feature was later dispensed with and his activities are now confined to electrical contracting and wiring, with the sale of appliances, fixtures, etc. Mr. Riesenbeck is a capable business man of the highest integrity, whose training and equipment enable him to fulfill his contracts with the highest degree of efficiency and expedition, and whose workmanship testifies to his mastery of his vocation. He is a valued and popular member of the local lodges of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and he and Mrs. Riesenbeck belong to St. Boniface Catholic Church. During the war period he was actively engaged in supporting the different war measures and in assisting in various ways to aid in the country's success. Mrs. Riesenbeck was formerly Miss Marie Ashburn, and is a daughter of Clifford and Catherine Ashburn, of Lima, Ohio.

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