RAPHAEL and MEYER LOUIS
Abe, who is New York representative of the Atlas Underwear Company of Piqua; Leo, engaged in the grocery business in this city; Rose, Meyer and Raphael. Raphael Louis was born at Piqua, October 7, 1861, and received his education in the public schools. His introduction to business affairs was obtained in his father's grocery, and later he turned his attention to the jewelry business in partnership with his brother Meyer, with whom he founded the Piqua Paper Box Company in 1908. A detailed record of this concern will be found in the industrial section of this work. Meyer Louis was born at Piqua, November 1, 1862, and like his brother secured a public school education. For a time he was identified with the book and stationery business at Piqua, and then joined his brother in the jewelry business, eventually assisting him in the founding of the Piqua Paper Box Company. The Louis brothers are well known for their high and sound integrity and have been supporters of business principles a good government and constructive civic movements. Meyer Louis was united in marriage in 1892 with Miss Fannie Stern, of Philadelphia, Pa., and to this union there have been born four children: Ruth, Samuel, Helen and Ralph. Samuel Louis enlisted May 25, 1917, in the United States Army and after undergoing intensive training at Camp Custer was assigned to the medical corps. After going overseas he was stationed at the Base Hospital at Mars-Sur-Allier, France, and continued there until the signing of the armistice, when he returned to the United States and was honorably discharged, being mustered out of the service with a splendid record, July I7, 1919.
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