Bach, Julius Henry

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Julius Henry Bach Soundex Code B200

Julius Henry Bach, Brick Manufacturer

born in: Plochingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, on Thursday, September 21, 1865;

son of: William Bach and Catharina Regina Bach; nee: Catharina Regina Haegele

education: in Germany and part course in engineering, International Correspondence School, Scranton, Pennsylvania;

married: Emma S. Bach, nee: Emma S. Braentigan, of Chicago, on Monday, March 2, 1903;

children: Gilbert Jule O. Bach, Julius Irving Bach, Elizabeth D. Bach

Came to U.S. with parents, 1881;

actively engaged in brick manufacture since boyhood;

assisted father William Bach, who started a pottery in Chicago, 1883, which soon was known as W. Bach, manufacturer of brick and tile;

title changed to William Bach & Sons, Inc., 1895,

Bach Brick Co., Inc., 1905,

6 brothers sole stockholders;

father William Bach died, 1912,

and business now conducted by Emil, Fred, Julius Henry, Henry Bach, Otto, William

vice-president and superintendent of Bach Brick Co., Inc.

Patentee of closed top kiln burning patent and other devices for brick manufacture. Assisted in making 8,000 brick in 10 hours with one machine, about 1884;

later made 20,000 brick with 2 machines in 10 hours, and in plant on Montrose Avenue now manufactures 200,000 brick in day of 8 hours.


Evangelical Synod of North America (trustee)

Clubs: Chicago Motor Club, Germania Club, Sharpshooters' Club.

Office: 2647 W. Montrose Avenue

Home: 7306 N. Sheridan Road

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917.