Henry B. Rohloff

Page341a - Henry B. Rohloff is senior member of the firm of Rohloff’s which conducts two service stations in the city of Grand Rapids, a very successful business in the handling of automobile tires and accessories. Mr. Rohloff is able to claim the great western metropolis as the place of his nativity, his birth having occurred in the city of Chicago, April 15, 1898. He was a boy at the time of the family removal to Grand Rapids, where his parents still maintain their home and where his father, Albert G. Rohloff, has for a number of years been successfully engaged in the manufacture of cigars. In the public schools of Grand Rapids the youthful discipline received by Henry B. Rohloff included that of the high school, and his earlier business experience included several years of service as a traveling salesman for his father’s cigar factory. In 1922 he engaged independently in the automobile tire and accessory business, which he conducted until the fall of 1925, when he opened the two service stations before mentioned. Mr. Rohloff was reared in the faith of and is an active communicant of the Catholic church, as are also his parents, he being still a member of the parental home circle. Mr. Rohloff is a talented musician, and a ‘cellist; he is a valued member of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, an organization in which the city takes justified pride. Mr. Rohloff is affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, and he is popular in business, social and musical circles in his home city.


Transcriber: John Miller
Created: 22 March 2003
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