G A Rentchler

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G A Rentchler - \\" G. A. RENTSCHLER. ' |' George Adam...
\\" G. A. RENTSCHLER. ' |' George Adam Rentschler, who died on Thursday night Wef 77 ye^rs, was a striking example of business success. W born in Germany and came to America as a child. His ^s of very limited means, but he inherited a strong tenacity of purpose and great industry. This combination of lualities enabled him to become one of the wealthiest-men Jton has known and made him a very important factor m Idevelopment of this community. ""·'·'··He learned the trade of a molder when but a boy and .Carried it thoroughly. He might well have gone through life Ik first-class mechanic, as the vast majority of men who start Similar circumstances, are destined to do- But he .had other Iqualities which enabled him to climb to heights of business Icess. achieved by very few men. He was possessed of ambition I .' of a stern resolution to achieve that ambition at whatever fcost of toil and effort and self-denial. These are homely virtues, within the reach of almost at actually possessed by few. The career of G. A. »,r shows how far they will, carry the man who has ·succeed, and in this respect Mr. Rentschler's l i f e is 'lesson to many. - , .1 One o£ the great drawbacks to Hamilton has been the fency of those who accumulated wealth and large interests 1 'to live elsewhere and to withdraw their interest, at least |*art, 'from this community. It can be said of the late G. ·fentschler that he remained in Hamilton and very largely Wcted the fortune he made here in the upbuilding of this com' iity The interests that he controlled were in the aggregate, largest in Hamilton, and included such big establishments tine Hooven-Owens-Rentschler Company and The Hamilton foundry and Machine Company. In addition he was interested J'Sn'numerous smaller manufacturing concerns- Mr. Rentschler [probably the largest real estate holder in town, and he gave nity its only large, modern office building. This monument, improvement was probably the most important ever In Hamilton. In the death of G. A. Rentschler Hamilton | | inan who was a very large contributor to her I fprogress.

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 26 May 1923, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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