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Men Who Made Local History Dr. Emil T. Cherry, who at one time stood foremost among the many able physicians and skillful surgeons in active practice practice in Altoona, was born in Logan township, Jan. 13, 1863. Emil Cherry was educated in the Logan township grade schools and graduated from Altoona Altoona High school. Then he entered entered the Indiana Medical college college at Indianapolis. As an extra study, he took up dental surgery under the watchful eye of Dr. John W. Isenberg. Later, however, he devoted his entire time to the study of medicine. Dr. Emil Cherry was married married April 30, 1889. to Miss Lucetta Isett of Huntingdon county, and to that union was born one child. Lucetta M-Cherry. M-Cherry. M-Cherry. The family will be remembered remembered as residents for many years at 1623 8th Ave. LOtlS SIGRIST We have in our possession a pen sketch of to life of Louis Sigrist a beloved Altoonan, who for many years was proprietor proprietor of the Sixth Ward hotel, hotel, located at 714-716 714-716 714-716 17th St Mr. Sigrist was born in Germany Germany Aug 24, 1865, and in 1880, when but 15 years old, he crossed the Atlantic and came directly to Altoona. Previous o taking over the management of the Sixth Ward hotel, he will be remembered as the proprietor of th Union Exchange hotel After taking over at the Sixth Ward establishment establishment in 1907. he developed it into one of the best eating places in the city, serving exclusive exclusive German cooked food. Mr. Sigrist was married to Miss Elizabeth Crum of Holli-daysburg Holli-daysburg Holli-daysburg and to this union the following 'Uldren were born: Marie. Anna. Louis. Jr., Joseph. Agnes and George. The family were members of the Roman Catholic church.