Lewis Frederick Mann
City of Troy

This biography is from Troy and Rensselaer County, New York, Volume III, by Rutherford Hayner, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., New York and Chicago, 1925. It was submitted by Debby Masterson.

LEWIS FREDERICK MANN, a native of Rensselaer County and today successfully engaged in business in that county, was born on October 28, 1899, at Castleton-on-Hudson, Rensselaer County, New York, a son of F. J. Mann, respected resident of that place. For a period of twenty-one years the elder Mr. Mann was successfully engaged in the flour and feed business at Castleton, following which he entered the grocery business at Valatie, New York, and followed this line of endeavor for nine years. On January i, 1924, he retired from active business life.

Lewis Frederick Mann received his early education in the public schools of his birthplace, following which he entered and was graduated from the Rensselaer High School. He then took a course at the Albany Business College, at Albany, New York, and then entered the Renouard Training School for Embalmers of New York City, and was graduated from this institution with the class of 1921. Since the completion of his training he has been engaged in the embalming and undertaking profession at Nassau, New York, where he is located at the present time (1924).

Fraternally Mr. Mann has been very active and is a member of Hudson Lodge, No. 787, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; Tawassaia Lodge, No. 353, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of East Nassau, New York; and of the Free and Accepted Masons, of Nassau, New York. His religious afifiliation is with the Reformed church.

Lewis Frederick Mann was married on October 27, 1923, at the Methodist Episcopal Church of Slingerlands, New York, to Helen Palmer, a daughter of George A. and Eva Palmer, residents of Slingerlands.

Lewis Frederick Mann is one of the progressive and public-spirited men of the younger generation in his community and, together with his wife, is interested and active in all phases of public endeavor.

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