Andrew J. Schenck, 

wholesale and retail merchant, Vevay, is a native of this county and son of U.P. Schenck, above mentioned in this work. He was born in 1842 and completed his education at Franklin College. In early life he was employed in his father's store as salesman. From 1865 to 1875 he was on the river, first as steward and later as captain. Since 1875 he has been constantly engaged in the store. He became a member of the firm in 1864, and has done his full share in building up the extensive trade which it now enjoys. Captain Schenck is a member of the order of F. & A.M. and the Baptist Church, a trustee of the latter. He does a large merchandising business, employing seven clerks, and is also largely identified with other business interests of the town. He is at present a director of the First National Bank of Vevay, the furniture company, the woolen-mills and president of the Moorefield Pike Company. Two years ago he was also a director of the Southern Transportation Company of Cincinnati.