G. H. RUNDLE
G. H. RUNDLE, president of the Piqua National Bank, president of the George H. Rundle Company and officially and financially connected with a number of other important and successful business enterprises, has been a resident of this city for the past twenty- three years and during that time has served as treasurer of Miami County. He is a native of the State of New York but he was reared and educated in Connecticut.
In 1871, when a young man of twenty three years, Mr. Rundle came to Lima, Ohio, and went into the patent medicine business in association with Dr. Porter, and in the following year he purchased Dr. Porter's interest and continued the business at Lima until 1875, when he removed to Fletcher and in the following year came to Piqua. In 1897 the business was incorporated as The G. H. Rundle Company, with a capital stock of $140,000, and with the following officers: G. H. Rundle, president; J. C. Duncan, of Dayton, vice president; A. D. Hance, secretary and general manager; and Allen G. Rundle. An immense business is done, the company occupies a brick block with office at No. 527 North Main Street, and in addition to an army of chemists and workers, a force of 100 men are kept on the road. Mr. Rundle's additional interests are many. He is president of the Piqua National Bank; is a director in the Stuart-Brown -Underwear Company; is vice-president of the Home Telephone Company; is president of t he G. H .Rundle and Son Company, of Windsor, Ontario, Dominion of Canada; and has lesser interests. He has been an active and useful citizen and served with efficiency as county treasurer.
In 1874 Mr. Rundle was married to Miss Amanda Hance, who was born near Casstown, Miami County, Ohio, and they have two children: Allen G. and Ida. The former was educated in the Piqua Schools and Exeter Academy and is treasurer of the G. H. Rundle Company. He married Miss Grace A., daughter of W. A. Snyder, of Piqua. Ida was educated at Piqua and at an exclusive school in Washington City. She married Logan A. Frazier, of Piqua. Mr. Rundle and family are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Piqua. He is a thirty- second degree Mason and belongs to the Blue Lodge, Chapter and Council at Piqua, to the Commandery at Troy and to the Shrine and Consistory at Dayton. He is also a member of the Piqua Club.
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