Charles Mirtz Obit
- "HAS. J. MIRTZ, chief deputy sheriff of Lackawanna county, was born in this city, June 17, 1876, a son of Charles J. and Julia Gastroch Mirtz, pionmr South Scranton residents. He attended No. 3 school and completed his education at the old Woods Business Business college. His first employment employment was as a bookkeeper and all around clerk in a store, conducted on Lackawanna avenue by Fred J. Widmayer, At the age of nineteen Mr. Mirtz first entered the service of the county. In 1895 he was namr4 deputy clerk to Thomas P. Danie's. clerk of the courts, and In 1897 wis reappoited to the same position. He also served under the late John Von Bergen in tha clerk of courts office until 1907, when he became affiliated, with the Standard Realty company. company. Mr. Mirtz remained In the employ of that company until 1918, when he was named chief deputy sheriff under Sheriff Jacob S. Schlager, and in 1926 he again was appointed chief deputy sheriff by Sheriff Schlager. Mirtz was retained when Sheriff Gomer C. Davis took office, succeeding Mr. Schlager. Mr. Mirtz has been active In Republican politics since he attained attained his majority. He has resided resided in the First district, Eleventh ward, since 1887, and has always voted in that precinct. Mr. Mirtz married Elizabeth Lloyd in 1902. ' - hey have two daughters, Margaret J. and Dorothy Dorothy E. Mirtz. The Mirtz family resides at 418 Cedar avenue.